How to clean mushrooms?

Before cooking mushrooms or adding them to your favorite dish, it’s important to give them a quick clean. Mushrooms grow low to the ground and tend to still be a bit dirty when sold in stores. The key to great-tasting mushrooms is to buy them fresh and clean them without letting them get waterlogged as mushrooms absorb water like sponges.
Use a damp paper towel or a soft mushroom brush to wipe each mushroom to remove any dirt. You can lightly rinse the mushrooms with cool water and pat dry with paper towels, but do not soak the mushrooms as they won’t brown nicely when cooked if they’re full of water.