A deliciously dark gastronomic comedy, Mushrooms is an Aussie dish of home-style cooking destined to leave an altogether unique aftertaste. Looking for refuge from the police, an on-the-run thief stumbles into the residence of elderly charmers Flo (AFI Award-winner Julia Blake, Hotel Sorrento) and Minnie (AFI Award-winner Lynette Curran, The Boys). Making inroads on the investigation and hot on the thief's trail, Officer Instep (Simon Chilvers, Changi) also encounters the humble ladies' hospitality and takes up lodgings in the next room - severely complicating any escape plans. But when a gas leak in the fugitive's room causes his untimely demise - Flo and Minnie, with a larcenous history of their own, will do everything in their power to keep the death of their harboured criminal under wraps from the veteran sergeant-in-residence... ; even if it comes to cooking up a few new recipes. A clever dish of and deceit in the cult tradition of Shallow Grave and The Green Butchers, Mushrooms will feed your intrigue and entice you to ask for seconds.