Plant has dark green glossy leaves that are about 1" long. It grows 18-24" tall by 12-18" wide in part shade. Pinch regularly for fuller plants. Leaves have a mushroom-like flavor and taste similar to a white mushroom. Use leaves fresh or in cooking of sauces, soups or any cooking recipe that calls for mushrooms. Mushroom plant is rich in nutrients, calcium, iron, protein, beta-carotene, vitamin A and vitamin C. It is also rich in chlorophyll, which helps in blood cleansing and purifying. It is recommended for people who cannot eat fungi mushrooms for health reasons due to that it isn't a fungus. Annual.