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Portobello

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The Portobello mushroom goes by many different names that match its stages in life. A very young Portobello mushroom will be harvested and called the white mushroom. A mature, old Portobello will turn dark brown and end up the size of a salad plate! These mushrooms are wildly popular for grilling and are known as the vegetarian steak.

  1. 1. What are these mushrooms known as?
    1. a. Steak
    2. b. Vegetarian beans
    3. c. Vegetarian steak
  2. 2. How big will an old Portobello grow?
    1. a. A spoon
    2. b. A salad plate
    3. c. A thimble
  3. 3. What is a young portobello mushroom called?
    1. a. A white mushroom
    2. b. A cap mushroom
    3. c. A red mushroom