How Long Can You Keep Fresh Mushrooms in the Refrigerator?

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How Long Can You Keep Fresh Mushrooms in the Refrigerator?
Mushrooms are marked with a packaging date. (mushrooms image by Maria Brzostowska from Fotolia.com)

According to Mountain View Mushrooms, fresh mushrooms can be stored at 1.11 to 4.44 degrees C for up to 10 days from the date of packaging. If purchasing store-bought mushrooms, the packaging date will be printed on the storage container or cling film.

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Two-Day Guidelines

According to the Virginia Cooperative Extension's Food Storage Guidelines for Consumers, fresh mushrooms should be kept in the refrigerator for no more than two days after purchase.

How Long Can You Keep Fresh Mushrooms in the Refrigerator?
Store bulk mushrooms for no more than two days. (mushrooms image by santosilva from Fotolia.com)

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The USDA states that mushrooms can be stored for two to three days after purchase. If mushrooms appear excessively dry or slimy, are soft, or have turned a dark colour, they should be discarded regardless of the date of purchase or packaging.

How Long Can You Keep Fresh Mushrooms in the Refrigerator?
Fresh mushrooms should have a light colour and a firm but dry texture. (mushrooms image by Horticulture from Fotolia.com)

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