Rodeo Food, Marinated Oyster Mushrooms, 18.5oz/530g

Rodeo Food, Marinated Oyster Mushrooms, 18.5oz/530g
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Description

Markets stock a variety of cultivated mushrooms, but many people prefer wild mushrooms, which are often more flavorful. Mushrooms contain a lot of protein, as well as fats and mineral substances, such as iron, calcium, zinc, iodine, phosphorus, manganese, sulphur and cuprum. Dried mushrooms contain up to 30% protein and 100 g is enough for a daily protein balance. A broth prepared from dried porcini is 7 times more nourishing than meat broth. As for vitamins, many kinds of mushrooms are as good as vegetables and fruit. For example, chanterelles contain as much vitamin C as citrus and currants.

The oyster mushroom (Veshenka), is a common edible mushroom and Found on tree trunks and stubs. The oyster mushroom may be considered a medicinal mushroom, since it contains statins such as lovastatin. In vivo research has shown that consumption of oyster mushrooms lowers cholesterol levels, because these mushrooms naturally contain lovastatin. Studies have shown they contain up to 2.8% lovastatin on a dry weight basis. The oyster mushroom is widespread in many temperate and subtropical forests throughout the world. The oyster mushroom is one of the few known carnivorous mushrooms. Its mycelia can kill and digest nematodes, which is believed to be a way in which the mushroom obtains nitrogen.

The standard oyster mushroom can grow in many places, but some other related species, such as the branched oyster mushroom, grow only on trees.

The oyster mushroom is frequently used in Japanese, Korean and Chinese cookery as a delicacy: it is frequently served on its own as soup, sometimes stuffed, or in stir-fry recipes with soy sauce. Oyster mushrooms are sometimes made into a sauce, used in Asian cooking, which is similar to oyster sauce. The mushroom's taste has been described as a mild with a slight odor similar to anise. The oyster mushroom is best when picked young; as the mushroom ages, the flesh becomes tough and the flavor becomes acrid and unpleasant. Oysters mushrooms are widely cultivated and used in Kerala, India; a wide variety of dishes are prepared from them. Oysters mushrooms are mainly cultivated in large clear polythene bags with buns of hay layered in the bags, and spores sown between these layers.

Oyster mushrooms contain small amounts of arabitol, a sugar alcohol, which may cause gastrointestinal upset in some people. A US company, Ecovactive Design, has proposed using the mycelium along with the growing substrate as a substitute for petroleum derived expanded polystyrene packing material or as an insulating material. It may also be used to absorb and digest oil spills and other petroleum products.

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