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Shiitake mushroom also botanically known as Lentinula edodes. The fruit bodies of this mushroom are distinctly dark brown to black caps, which become lighter brown and more convex with age. The undersides sport white gills that do not attach to the stem. The spore print is white. The stem (or stipe) of the mushroom is smooth, fibrous, and light brown with no ring. It is an excellent source of high-quality protein and vitamins (especially Vitamin B). It is devoid of fat and sugar hence is excellent for diabetics and heart patients. Lentinan extracted from this mushroom is a drug for cancer. It has excellent cholesterol reducing properties. The average biological efficiency can be 70-90%. It is very popular in stir-fries, risotto, and soups. a widely accepted nutritive protein alternative in a vegetarian menu.

Shitake Mushroom

SKU: 364215375135191
₹250.00Price
Harvest scheduled from 15th February 2024 onwards
  • Shiitake Mushrooms begin their lives with dark brown to black caps, which become lighter brown and more convex with age. The undersides sport white gills that do not attach to the stem. The spore print is white. The stem (or stipe) of the mushroom is smooth, fibrous, and light brown with no ring. Shitake has medicinal and domestics / exotic commercial foods use. It is best in stir-fries, soups and also very popular as toppings in many vegetarian menus.