Wow! Wow! The Maitake mushrooms are part of the mushroom family now called medicinal mushrooms. It is the champion of all mushrooms. Maitake mushrooms have a lot more nutrition than regular button mushrooms. Miatake mushrooms provide a lot of nutrition, including protein, B vitamins, Vitamin-C and Vitamin-C. It has a delicious flavor and a very meaty texture. A side dish made from this magnificent mushroom and sauteed to perfection can compliment almost any menu. Visit our website and learn more about shroom capsules.
Maitake mushrooms originated in Japan’s mountain ranges. The mushrooms have a firm base but are flexible. They can be easily identified by their clusters dark fronds, which turn slightly crumbly around the edges. These dark fronds are similar to the tail feathers in a hen, giving them their notorious nicknames, “hen of all woods” (or “dancing butterfly”) Maitake mushrooms can now grow on deciduous hardwoods found in northern US temperate woods. Maitake mushrooms cultivation is now a highly regulated business. This is in an effort not to alter the valuable nutritional qualities of this highly prized mushroom species.
It is quickly becoming well-known for its natural medicinal properties. These mushrooms are used in the treatment of cancer, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, high blood blood sugar, and immune system stimulation. The fruit bodies, as well as the mycelium, contain medicinally important components. American specialty producers and laboratories have been established to cultivate the active components of Maitake mushrooms for use as nutraceuticals. It is now possible to find medicinal extracts of this extraordinary mushroom species in US holistic healthcare offices and health food retailers.