Mushrooms turn hard?

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by sergeantpepper, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. sergeantpepper

    sergeantpepper

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    When I buy mushrooms at home, they turn hard in the fridge in a couple of days. Anybody know why this would happen?
     
  2. brianshaw

    brianshaw

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    Probably related to refrigerator humidity and how they are packaged during storage.  Too dry and they dry up; too humid and they rot.  Mushrooms should be bought and cooked with minimal storage -- they just don't last very long.