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.
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.