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14 Edible Mushroom Varieties and How to Cook With Mushrooms

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Aug 16, 2021 • 5 min read

There’s a whole world of mushrooms beyond small white button and big, juicy portobellos. Porcinis give risottos a deeper flavor, while golden-hued chanterelles add a pop of color to pasta dishes. With so many mushroom varieties, the possibilities in the kitchen are endless. Take a look at our guide below to learn more about the most popular types of culinary mushrooms.