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Shiitake mushrooms contain B1 (thiamin), B2 (riboflavin), B12 and vitamin D. They also have anti-tumor, anti-viral, and anti-bacterial properties. Shiitake mushrooms have all 9 of the amino acids in a ratio similar to the 'ideal protein' and are 20% protein by dry weight. Calcium, phosphorous, iron, sodium and potassium are also present in significant amounts. The fiber of Shiitake mushrooms contain eritadenine that produces a cholesterol lowering effect and shiitake is considered a low calorie food. To top it off they're delicious!
These are large caps (3-5cm) and
NO STEMS. No stems means you get about twice the amount of usuable shiitake than
you would from other retailers.
A derivative of shiitake mushrooms is used in Japan for Cancer treatment and is recognized by the Japanese FDA as a cancer fighter.
Shiitake mushrooms have a shelf life of years and rehydrate at about a 8:1 when soaked in warm water for aprox 45 minutes. They are also called Chinese mushrooms or black Chinese mushrooms.
Every $75 worth of mushrooms ordered gets you a free 1/4lb bag of Shiitake mushrooms!
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