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
- 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.