What Is a Good Substitute for Mushrooms?

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Q: I’m allergic to mushrooms and have always had a difficult time trying to find a substitute in recipes where mushrooms aren’t the star player, but figure prominently in the dish. Is there anything with a similar earthy flavor or meaty texture? I’ve heard that mushrooms have no equal. Please tell me it isn’t true!

Sent by Christine

Editor: Great question, Christine! Readers, do you have any suggestions for ingredients that are good substitutes for mushrooms?