Benefits of eating mushroom

Benefits of eating mushroom

Edible mushrooms have taken important space in culinary industry around the world. Mushrooms, unlike plants does not have photosynthetic pigments and does not have green color. They are fungus and are considered as lower group of organisms.

In vegetable markets one can often see mushrooms in the racks. People use mushroom in curry, soup and for garnishing purposes. There are different types of edible mushrooms. Apart from culinary ingredients, mushrooms exhibit tremendous health benefits.

Edible mushrooms have taken important space in culinary industry around the world. Mushrooms, unlike plants does not have photosynthetic pigments and does not have green color. They are fungus and are considered as lower group of organisms. In vegetable markets one can often see mushrooms in the racks. People use mushroom in curry, soup and for garnishing purposes. There are different types of edible mushrooms. Apart from culinary ingredients, mushrooms exhibit tremendous health benefits.

Mushrooms are available in dry forms in the market. Extracts are available in both pill and powder form. Mushrooms generally are composed of a cap and stem. Under the cap are present blades radiating from the central stem. These thin blades are called gills and they are spore bearing surface of a mushroom. Once these spores mature, stem lifts the cap and helps in dispersal of spores.

Mushroom cultivation needs special skills, environment and attention. Some mushrooms that are edible are available wild. They are available either on the ground or inside earth. However, while selecting mushrooms one must be extra careful.

There are many types of mushrooms that offer a long list of health benefits. For example, Amanita mushrooms are highly poisonous. They contain amatoxins that can be fatal for humans.

Mushrooms are not liked by everyone. To develop taste takes many attempts. Introducing small amounts in dishes is one way to get used to mushrooms. If you are hesitant to eat mushroom read full article to understand the benefits of mushrooms.

Himematsutake Mushroom: Click here to read more

Himematsutake Mushroom

Chaga MushroomClick here to read more

Chaga Mushroom

Shiitake Mushroom: Click here to read more

Shiitake Mushroom

Reishi MushroomClick here to read more

Reishi Mushroom

Maitake MushroomClick here to read more

Maitake Mushroom

Oysters MushroomClick here to read more

Oysters Mushroom

Chanterelle MushroomClick here to read more

Chanterelle Mushroom

Shimeji Mushroom and Turkey Tail mushroom: Click here to read more

Shimeji and Turkey Tail Mushroom

Few facts about mushroom: Click here to read more

Few facts about mushroom

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References:

  1. http://www.nammex.com
  2. http://www.wildfooduk.com
  3. http://fungially.com


Author: Sumana Rao | Posted on: December 8, 2017

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