Eating mushrooms, prawns and shrimps

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Q: What is makrooh? Are shrimps, prawns and mushrooms makrooh? Can we eat these things?


A: Mushrooms are permissible. There is no doubt about its permissibility. In shrimps and prawns, there is a difference of opinion. Hence, it is better to refrain.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from MuftiOnline.co.za, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.