Morning Mug: Shroom


Here is something you may not know about me, and probably don’t care, but I’ll tell you anyway (also, this has nothing to do with the lovely aesthetic quality of the photo): I hate mushrooms. Something about them — regardless of whether they are shitake, portabello, the slimy ones in a can, or any other kind really — repulses me to my core.

Mushrooms. Gross.

Discuss.

Photo by Randy Contello

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  • nolastname

    Good shot Randy.
     For me it’s the texture. I like the flavor they add to a dish. I cook with all kinds of shrooms for other peoples enjoyment but pick them off my plate. I even eat the stuffing off the top. Someone usually woofs down the rest.

  • guest

    Mushroom walks into a bar.

    Bartender says “Get out of here ! We don’t serve your kind !”

    Mushroom says: “Why not? I’m a fungi !”

  • ShadowLock

    Don’t eat it!!!!

    That’s not the shroom you want!

  • Andrew Kent

    Shroom with a view :)

  • randyice

    taken at kingsborough a few months back… 

    • ES

      I knew it! I saw those shrooms on the campus a few weeks ago. 

  • NeckRoadWarrior

    Looks yummy, but I know better.

    I do love mushrooms; be it in salads raw, or in cooked dishes. They are a great substitute if you are trying to cut down on meat in your diet, or cut it out totally.

    I almost went off them totally when I discovered some growing in my bathroom during a time waiting for a landlord to fix a leak in an apartment above (almost threw up at the sight), but even that experience just couldn’t keep me away forever.

  • Plumgerbay

    There called Shitakes for a reason…

  • http://www.brucebrodinsky.com Bruce B

    i hate mushrooms. I hate the look. I hate the taste. I hate the word. Yesterday I shared a quart of chicken and cashew nuts with mom. Lucky she likes the mushrooms she took them all. After that she started crooning out  Miller and Goodman standards, I think something was in the mushrooms. I stayed my normal self and went home to study green Chinese pottery.

  • Claudio Foquina

    Nice edit :)

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