Shiitake Mushroom

Other names:

Chinese Black Mushroom


All year.


United States

Handling tips:

36° F, keep cold and dry. Do not wash. Wipe clean

General information:

Now widely grown commercially, it is probably the most popular of the "exotic" mushrooms. Its distinct aroma and flavor make it a memorable morsel. Works well with red meats, in particular. Chop its stems for soup stock. Shiitake is a good source of fiber and B vitamins.