Eating Sulfur shelf

rexs13 at rexs13 at
Wed Nov 13 12:30:27 EST 1996

berlstein at (Berlstein) wrote:

>I used to eat sulfur shelves, but now I don't.  If you eat them, consider
>the idea of trimming off the tenderest one inch of soft cap margin on only
>the youngest specimens with the classic bright yellow bottom and carrot
>orange top.  If the bottom is fading to white, it is too old.  It makes
>some people sick.  I have seen it in the supermarket, but it was way too
>old; it was a whole woody shelf, and it was on sale at $10 a pound.  Happy

>Jim Berlstein  

I have also been told by commercial buyers that they no longer accept
chicken of the woods because the ones that grow on certain trees
(eucalyptus, I think) make people ill.


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