Are Mushrooms FODMAP Friendly? It’s Not That Simple. Here’s Why

WHAT IS FODMAP | FODMAP AND MUSHROOMS | MEDICINAL MUSHROOMS If you were recently diagnosed with IBS or a similar inflammatory digestive disease, it makes sense that you want to stick to a low FODMAP diet. Flare-ups are painful and you want to avoid them as much as possible. You’ve noticed by now that mushrooms are instinctively labeled as a …

Best Way To Use Shiitake: Meatless “Pulled Pork” Sliders

Looking for a new recipe for “meatless Monday”? Mushrooms are a perfect substitution! Serve up these Shiitake “Pulled Pork” Sliders, and you might wonder why you’d ever need to make pulled pork again. + 8 Slider Buns SHARE THIS RECIPE RECIPE BY: Teresa Hansen is a Personal Chef & Nutritionist. Her educational background includes a Bachelor’s in Nutrition from Arizona …

Top 7 Health Benefits Of Shiitake Mushroom

Growing up, you probably weren’t exactly keen on mushrooms. Squishy brown fungus? No thanks, mom! Most adults looking to reduce or eliminate meat from their diet turn to mushrooms like shiitake. While they don’t contain a hefty dose of protein, they aren’t completely void of it either. Plus, they add a savory taste that’s perfect for mimicking the flavor of …

Grower Profile: Cascadia Mushrooms in Bellingham, Washington

At first glance, mushroom mycelium can be somewhat unassuming. Because it doesn’t look like much is happening, the casual observer might not expect anything from this white filament like substance, slowly feasting it’s way across organic matter. But behind this humble appearance hides an enormous amount of potential energy, which- if properly handled- can be unleashed in the form of …

GETTING-MORE-FROM-SHIITAKE

Getting a Second Flush from Shiitake Blocks

One of my favorite things about growing mushrooms is how they just keep giving and giving! Once you get a successful first flush, you are likely to get second, third and sometimes even fourth flush off the same straw log or fruiting block. Getting multiple flushes is the best way to get the highest overall yields and biological efficiency from …

Growing Shiitake Mushrooms

There are few mushrooms as iconic as The Shiitake. And although growing shiitake mushrooms requires some specialized skills and tactics, it is still a strong favorite among cultivators- both professional and amateur alike. In fact, Shiitake is one of the most commonly cultivated mushrooms in the world. And for good reason. The Shiitake is a culinary delight, has a long …