Harvesting on time is important for the quality of your cluster. Overgrown mushrooms wont be as tasty! Mushrooms are not plants and cannot be kept on display and trimmed to use as needed. The whole cluster of mushrooms should be harvested at once.



View this visual guide to determine the perfect stage to harvest.
Make sure you dont leave them too long! It is better to harvest early than late. Leaving them to continue growing after full maturity will cause them to sporulate. This can make a mess and cause respiratory irritation for some.