Oyster Mushrooms - White (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.
Queensland White Oyster Mushrooms (aka Pearl): Great for those first transitioning from button mushrooms to the more adventurous varieties. A slight anise aroma and
a light, mild flavour with a slightly chewy consistency.
These beautiful 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)
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. https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/
and nutritional benefits of oyster mushroom. International Journal of Green
Pharmacy. 11. S86-S89.
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