Mushrooms should never be washed before being stored. Leave in the
container or paper bag in which they are bought, do not store in plastic
bags. Store in the bottom of the refrigerator or in a cool place.
Don't let the mushrooms freeze.
Mushrooms should have a fresh, well-shaped appearance, firm texture
and be free of spots. Avoid mushrooms that show signs of deterioration,
mold, or that appear slimy.
Despite all care, mushrooms will dry out. To revive them immerse
the mushrooms in boiling water for up to 1 minute and then pat them
Here are a few great ways to prepare and store mushrooms: