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Mushrooms - Oyster, Blue (150gm)
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Mushrooms - Oyster, Blue (150gm)

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Oyster mushrooms have a delicate, subtle flavor, and they’re one of the
most popular mushrooms in the world. They are considered a delicacy in
Japanese, Korean and Chinese cuisine.

Blue oysters mushrooms have a similar, mild flavor as pearl oyster mushrooms, but a chewier texture that makes them an excellent meat substitute.

These certified organic mushrooms are sourced locally in South East QLD from Wulff & Cub.

Their packaging base is made from a sugar cane pulp that is home compostable (or could be used for raising seedlings or gift wrapping or for making craft animals - Huey's idea! ) The lid is a recyclable plastic (non petrochemical).

Health Benefits of Oyster Mushroom:
'Used medicinally in China since 100 AD, and now considered a functional food the oyster mushroom is a rich source of protein, vitamins, minerals, fibre and other antioxidants such as  selenium, known for protecting body cells from damage that might lead to chronic diseases and assist in strengthening the immune system. Oyster mushroom are low in calories, fat free, cholesterol free, gluten free and very low in sodium. Increasing the consumption of oyster mushroom appears to decrease the risk of obesity, diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and increase the immunity system of body.’ (Maurya et al, 2018)

A key component in both vegetarian and omnivorous diets, oyster mushrooms are high in crucial nutrients including riboflavin, selenium, potassium, niacin, essential amino acids and fibre. The documented medicinal properties of mushrooms include anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-carcinogenic, anti-microbial, anti-bacterial, anti- fungal, anti-diabetic, anti-angiogenic, immune modulatory, hepatoprotective, hypoglycemic, anti-viral, anti-tumor, anti-hypercholesterolemic, anti-hypertensive, protecting the liver, promoting general fitness, anti-asthmatic, anti-obesity, anti atherosclerotic, and anti-ulcer. 

A large number of compounds have been isolated from oyster mushrooms such as lectins, polysaccharides (beta-glucans), polysaccharides-peptides, and polysaccharide-protein complex that have been found to have immuno-modulatory activity. 

Kaisun Nesa Lesa, Mayeen Uddin Khandaker, Faruque Mohammad Rashed Iqbal,
Rohit Sharma, Fahadul Islam, Saikat Mitra, Talha Bin Emran, "Nutritional Value,
Medicinal Importance, and Health-Promoting Effects of Dietary Mushroom
(Pleurotus ostreatus)", Journal of Food Quality, vol. 2022, Article ID 2454180, 9
pages, 2022.

Maurya, K.K. & GOYAL, S. & Rai, Dr & Prasad, Sant & Singh, S.N.. (2018). Medicinal
and nutritional benefits of oyster mushroom. International Journal of Green
Pharmacy. 11. S86-S89.


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