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Jul 23, 2009 07:27 PM

Portobello or Portabella?

You know...those big mushrooms.

How do you spell it/What do you call them?

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        1. It appears that it is up to the user. personally I use Portabella for the mushrooms and Portobello for the road in London in a song from "Bednobs and Broomsticks".

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          1. re: Fydeaux

            This pretty much sums it up for me!

            I love that song.

          2. Portobello=male mushroom

            Portabella=female mushroom

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            1. re: jimingso

              I like that will be using it,m Giving you full credit of course
              Now let's have some pizza and learn about Cuba (MR HAND RIDGEMONT HIGH SCHOOL )

              1. re: jimingso

                Sí, but how do you tell which is which? ;-)

                1. re: lgss

                  The length of the stem, of course. Portobellos are most usually seen in London, BTW.