The Pleurotus Ostreatus, more commonly known as the Blue Oyster Mushroom is a very beautiful and delicious species. This mushroom is great sautéed into any dish or used as a overall mushroom substitute in recipes. Along with the great texture and flavor, they can also help internally providing all the essential amino acids in your diet. Oyster Mushrooms have been known to also help with Kidney and Liver function, as well as regulating blood flow. All of this combines to make the perfect meat substitute.