The Shiitake mushroom (Lentinula edodes) is native to Eastern Asia. In Japanese, the source of the name, shii are the dead tree logs that the mushroom grows on, and take is mushroom. The dried Shiitake mushroom, known for its rich umami flavor, is the basis of our Cuisine Bag.
Maitake mushrooms (Grifola frondosa) are native to the USA, China and northern Japan, and are commonly found in early autumn, before the rains.
The Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) is named for its shape, which resembles an oyster, and is found in the wild on the trunks of decomposing trees.
King Oyster mushrooms (Pleurotus eryngii) are related to the Oyster Mushrooms, but have a small cap and a large meaty stem, and, like the Shiitake mushroom, releases a rich umami flavor when cooked. Find it in our Umamis Crunchy Snack.
Porcini mushrooms (Boletus edulis) grow across the northern hemisphere are are commonly found in the wild in late summer clustered around the roots of trees, where they symbiotically exchange nutrients through a complex root system.
Shimeji mushrooms include various species generally found in Eastern Asia and less generally in northern Europe, and are well regarded for their deliciously rich umami flavor.
Shinoki mushrooms, also called Enoki, are generally found in the wild growing on the stumps of trees in East Asia during the winter months.
Golden Trumpet mushrooms (Xeromphalina campanella) is native to North America and can be found in the wild on decaying logs and tree stumps during the wet season typical to the region.
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