How can you determine the freshness?

Basically it is same as when you are picking  fresh produce.

  • Resilience, less wrinkles on the caps
  •  Color of stems, no browning
  •  No foul odor

By Mushrooms:

  • Bunashimeji: Caps and stem has no shrinkage and is resilient.
  • Bunapi: Caps and stem has no shrinkage and is resilient. Pure white overall.
  • King Trumpet: No wrinkles on caps and is resilient with white stems.
  • Maitake: Caps are not wet and resilient, no shrinkage.