Use Mushroom Stems for Broth Instead of Throwing Them Away

Foraging season is upon us, which means that our mycophagy (you’ll remember that’s the practice of consuming mushrooms) is in full swing—even if said foraging happens in the aisles of our local supermarket. But unless you’re dealing with mushroom varieties that are more stem than cap, like enoki or trumpet, there’s one part of mushrooms we’re not always consuming: the stems.

Source: Velvety Mushroom Soup: The Best Use for Mushroom Stems

The advice mostly applies to mushrooms with tough stems, like Shiitakes.