The Shiitake mushroom has a rich, buttery, meaty flavor quite unlike the flavors of other mushroom varieties.
This mushroom is spicy and bitter if cooked lightly. When cooked crispy they take on a strong nutty flavor that is quite delicious, and taste similar to cashews.
Pink Oyster mushrooms
taste like bacon or ham and their flavor intensifies when cooked.
Tastes like an Oyster.
Favorite use for Oyster mushroom are to roast or sauté them in olive oil with garlic and fresh herbs.