Shiitake Mushrooms


These earthy brown mushrooms have a strong umami flavour, with a spongey, dense texture. They're a meaty addition to many a meal, a strong component in their own right, they can be added to hearty dishes to beef them up.

Shiitake have a great collection of B vitamins including niacin, B6 and riboflavin. Along with other edible fungi, shiitake have a great collection of phytonutrients associated with anti-cancer properties and improved immune system function.

Studies of interest

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  1. Effects of beta-glucans on the immune system
    Medicina (Kaunas). 2007;43(8):597-606.

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Water89.74 g
Energy34 kcal
1 %
Protein2.24 g
Fats0.49 g
Carbs6.79 g
Fiber2.5 g
Sugars2.38 g
Calcium2 mg
Iron0.41 mg
3 %
Magnesium20 mg
6 %
Phosphorus112 mg
9 %
Potassium304 mg
6 %
Sodium9 mg
1 %
Zinc1.03 mg
11 %
Copper0.142 mg
16 %
Manganese0.23 mg
14 %
Selenium5.7 µg
10 %
Vit C0 mg
Thiamin0.015 mg
2 %
Riboflavin0.217 mg
22 %
Niacin3.877 mg
28 %
Vit B60.293 mg
24 %
Folate13 µg
3 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A0 µg
Vit E0 mg
Vit D0.4 µg
8 %
Vit K0 µg
Sat Fat0 g
Mono Fat0 g
Poly Fat0 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg