What Makes You? Mushrooms? Essay

1033 Words Oct 25th, 2015 5 Pages
From the finest French restaurants to the dinner on the corner, countless restaurants have very appetizing sounding dishes. As soon as I read that there are mushrooms in them they become inedible to me. One thing that I have never liked no matter how many times I’ve tried is mushrooms. Furthermore it is not only the taste, which is horrendous, but the texture as well. Descriptive words are plentiful when speaking about mushrooms and how I feel about them, comparing it to putting an old sponge in my mouth would be an accurate assessment. Additionally, the smell is something that I don’t even want to think about to keep myself from being sick. With so many poisonous species of mushrooms in the world they are practically telling us not to eat them yet people continue to eat them anyways which doesn’t make sense to me. Based on the taste, texture, and smell of mushrooms they are not only unpleasant to the senses but potentially fatal as well. Flavor is the aspect of mushrooms that I find most egregious. Tasting a mushroom can effortlessly ruin an otherwise delicious meal and wreak havoc on my palate. Commonly the flavor is bland and boring and when the flavor is not bland it tastes like I put a dirty sock in my mouth. Occasionally my family and I order pizza and we always have to order more than one because I will not eat something that is even touching mushrooms. Frankly, having an entire pizza sounds great, I could eat a whole pie myself. Regardless of what you…

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