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    Apparently they are all grown through a layer of peat now (not poo) and are fine to eat raw.

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    I wouldn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ~Marigold~ View Post
    @Elijahsmum just tagging you as you are wise and knowledgeable
    Any ideas? The info I'm getting is conflicting so far...


    Ok so I don't like raw mushrooms so have never given them to DS so have never really looked into it but I just called my SIL, who is a nutritionist and she said a few raw mushrooms here or there are no problem
    But, like with beans, they are better for you and won't cause any problems if they are cooked , too many raw mushrooms may cause a upset stomach because of certain chemicals they contain that we can't digest properly , she said even squeezing lemon juice will help as it breaks down the chemical so if you use them in a salad add lemon juice but don't eat large amounts regularly, but don't discourage your kids from eating them as they are highly nutritious but just lightly cook them first!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tinkers View Post
    Ive heard that raw mushrooms aren't safe for pregnant women.
    Say what ...... I eat them from time to time

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    Ok so I don't like raw mushrooms so have never given them to DS so have never really looked into it but I just called my SIL, who is a nutritionist and she said a few raw mushrooms here or there are no problem
    But, like with beans, they are better for you and won't cause any problems if they are cooked , too many raw mushrooms may cause a upset stomach because of certain chemicals they contain that we can't digest properly , she said even squeezing lemon juice will help as it breaks down the chemical so if you use them in a salad add lemon juice but don't eat large amounts regularly, but don't discourage your kids from eating them as they are highly nutritious but just lightly cook them first!
    Thanks for that info, very helpful

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mmumm View Post
    Really? I only ever eat them raw on salads and give to kids raw, I hate the slippery sliminess of them when cooked.
    Yes! Same here!


 

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