Shiitake Mushroom Pure Culture
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Product Name: Shiitake Mushroom
Scientific Name: Lentinus edodes
Product Type: Pure Culture [Grown on Potato Dextrose Agar Media]
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The word “shiitake” is derived from the Japanese words "shii," the oak-like tree where these mushrooms first grew, and "také," which simply means mushroom; hence, it literally means “mushrooms of the shii tree.” Not only are shiitakes valued for their primordial origin, but also for their various health-boosting properties that have been discovered over centuries of ancient medicine.
Shiitake mushrooms are dense with a variety of nutrients, but their most abundant ones are copper, vitamin B5, and selenium. They contain unique compounds, like lentinan and eritadenine, that can nourish the body’s different systems and organs. Because shiitake mushrooms are low in calories, they’re a great addition to just about any diet.
Shiitake are edible mushrooms native to East Asia. They're tan to dark brown, with caps that grow between 2 and 4 inches (5 and 10 cm). While typically eaten like vegetables, shiitake are fungi that grow naturally on decaying hardwood trees. Around 83% of shiitake are grown in Japan, although the United States, Canada, Singapore, and China also produce them.
Storage and shelf life
Pure Cultures should be stored in the refrigerator at 2-8 degrees Celcius.
Nutritional Importance and Benefits
Shiitake mushrooms are biologically different from the plant- and animal-derived foods, so it’s no surprise that they have a unique nutritional profile. They’re a good source of copper, one of the few metallic elements essential for maintaining normal metabolic processes and a healthy cardiovascular system. They’re also rich in pantothenic acid and selenium, providing 21 milligrams (mg) and 46 micrograms (mcg), respectively. Pantothenic acid is a water-soluble B vitamin that plays a role in the synthesis of coenzyme A and acyl carrier protein, both of which are necessary for fatty acid synthesis and degradation. Selenium, on the other hand, is an essential trace mineral that has antioxidant properties.
Shiitake mushrooms also contain riboflavin, niacin, zinc, and manganese that contribute to their antioxidant properties. They also contain ergothioneine, a bioactive compound that provides potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and regenerative properties, as well as lentinan, a compound that may help fight against bacterial, viral, and parasitic infections.
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