The nutrition information that follows comes from
researched-based data on common edible and medicinal mushrooms.
- High in Carotenoids, a precursor to Vitamin A.
- High in B complex vitamins including Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pantothenic Acid (B5) and Folic Acid (B9).
- One of the few non-animal sources of cyanocobalamin, a precursor to Vitamin B12.
- High in Vitamin C.
- Contains ergosterol, a compound that converts to Vitamin D with sun exposure.
- Great Protein source as they contain all Essential Amino Acids. Essential because our bodies do not produce them. They must be supplemented through diet.
- Provides Minerals in ionic (easily assimilated by the body) form.
For more information about gourmet and medicinal mushrooms, we recommend:
MycoMedicinals by Paul Stamets
Radical Mycology by Peter McCoy