Where do shiitake mushrooms come from?

Answer Shiitake mushrooms are an edible mushroom that's native to East Asia. They grow in China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. The shiitake mushroom is considered a delicacy, and is often used for medicinal pu... Read More »

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Do shiitake mushrooms need to be cooked?

Cooking of shiitake mushrooms is strongly recommended. Some people can eat raw mushrooms without experiencing negative effects, while others may experience indigestion or something similar to an al... Read More »

How to Grow Shiitake Mushrooms at Home?

Once a staple of Native American medicine, the shiitake mushroom is now the third most commonly grown mushroom worldwide, according to the University of Maryland Extension website. Its delicate fla... Read More »

Can I grow mushrooms from store-bought mushrooms?

Technically you can grow mushrooms from store-bought mushrooms. You can use spores, or start with a tissue cutting. But if you've never grown mushrooms before, it's hard to grow them from store-bou... Read More »

How to Grow Mushrooms from Dried Mushrooms?

Growing mushrooms at home allows you to save money and enjoy delicious varieties of mushrooms each day with every meal. Because mushrooms do not contain the green chlorophyll that's found within ot... Read More »