Shiitake, or Lentinus edodes, has the characteristic mushroom shape with a curved stem and an open umbrella-shaped cap with gills underneath.
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has a meaty texture and a rich, woodsy taste when cooked. The caps add an umami element to stir-fries, pastas, stews, and soups. Though the stems are too tough to eat, they contribute flavor when steeped in stocks and soups.
The shiitake mushroom grows naturally in the warm, humid climate of southeast Asia. While it has been cultivated in China and Japan for hundreds of years, it is now also grown in the US.
In controlled growing environments, the optimal conditions for shiitake can be maintained. In addition, indoor cultivation under the supervision of expert mycologists allows for mushroom cultures free from environmental toxins and pollutants.
As edible mushrooms, these nutritious fungi offer a low-calorie source of protein and B vitamins which support the nervous system and help to provide energy by breaking down proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates.
Mushrooms have been found to contain a bioavailable form of vitamin B12, as well as copper, a mineral that supports red blood cells, healthy bones, and nerves.
Micronutrients are important for health and wellness. Shiitake and maitake provide a source of selenium and ergothioneine, two antioxidants that support the body in protecting itself against the effects of oxidative stress.
Researchers compared the diets of those who consumed mushrooms with those who did not and found a higher intake of many nutrients and a better diet quality in those who included mushrooms.
Though maitake and shiitake mushrooms have many things in common, each supports the body through its characteristic bioactive substances. Maitake is especially high in antioxidants, including Buy LSD Online
ergothioneine, and contains proteins, glycoproteins, and powerful polysaccharides.
Shiitake contains eritadenine, immuno-supportive lentinan, polysaccharides, and polysaccharopeptides. The prebiotic fiber contained in both maitake and shiitake support the growth of beneficial bacteria in the digestive system.