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Mushrooms – The Superb Fungi For Weight Loss and Good Health

Mushrooms – The Superb Fungi For Weight Loss and Good Health
Mushrooms – The Superb Fungi For Weight Loss and Good Health

To some people,  mushrooms  may not be appetizing but to a great majority, these are magical foods that are loaded with health benefits, including weight losing properties. For many centuries,  mushrooms  had been used for both food and medicinal purposes. There had been confusion because there are people who classify  mushroom  as vegetables and there are those who think of it as herb. But the truth is,  mushroom  is a kind of fungi.
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

How to Plant Mushrooms – Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms at Home

How to Plant Mushrooms – Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms at Home
How to Plant Mushrooms – Grow Your Own Shiitake Mushrooms at Home

There are some studies that show shiitake mushrooms can help patients with certain cancer. Shiitake has lentinan, a kind of beta glucan that can enhance the immune system that will enable the body to fight off cancer.

Shiitake mushroom came from Japan and China, and it is the most in demand ingredient in any modern and oriental cuisine. They can be bought in the supermarkets, but if you know how to plant mushrooms in the comfort of your own backyard, you will not only save lots of money but you are certain that you will be eating a mushroom that is free from chemicals.
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

How to Properly Cultivate Mushrooms

How to Properly Cultivate Mushrooms
How to Properly Cultivate Mushrooms

Mushrooms  are an important ingredient use in different dishes and there are numerous varieties that you can pick from. They are also very easy to cultivate since you do not need to have a garden plot.

You can acquire  mushroom  kits in specialty gardening stores that already contains spores and everything that you will need to cultivate this delicious ingredient in your own home. You also do not need to cook it and just eat it raw if you want to enjoy its freshness and distinct flavor.
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

Mushroom Hunting

Mushroom Hunting
Mushroom Hunting

When the time of the year is appropriate, if one steps in almost any forest she / he will more than likely notice a great amount of  mushrooms  there. Some of them aren’t going to be edible  mushrooms . The best in addition to most delicious edible wild  mushrooms  disguise themselves away.

They conceal from insects, game and in addition humans.
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

The Health Benefits of Mushrooms

The Health Benefits of Mushrooms
The Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Most people tend to think of  mushrooms  as not much more than a topping or appetizer, but  mushrooms  have some incredible health benefits. The questions are what  mushrooms  should I be eating, and what benefits will they bring me? Technically  mushrooms  fall under the category of vegetable, though they are a fungus. Know your  mushrooms , for they are not all beneficial, and some are downright deadly. I stick to the ones found at my grocer, but if you are adventurous there are probably dozens of types growing near you. Just know which are poisonous and which are edible.
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

How Can Reishi Mushrooms Benefit You?

How Can Reishi Mushrooms Benefit You
How Can Reishi Mushrooms Benefit You?

It’s not a big secret that  mushrooms  have been known to be very good for you. Reishi  mushrooms  are one of the top three medicinal  mushrooms that has been used for centuries in ancient Asian cultures. The great thing about the Reishi  mushroom  is the balance it gives to both your body and mind.
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

Mushroom Growing Tips

Mushroom Growing Tips
Mushroom Growing Tips

Growing  mushrooms  is probably the easiest thing you can do if you discouraged or afraid because you are new to  mushroom  growing.  Mushroom developing is starting to become more common as personal chefs and restaurants are starting to create more dishes that include them.  Mushrooms bring a unique flavor to a dish and can be good for your health. If you start  mushroom  developing you might just have started your first  mushroom growing business without even knowing it.
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

Effectiveness of Mushrooms in Cancer

Effectiveness of Mushrooms in Cancer
Effectiveness of Mushrooms in Cancer

Mushroom  extracts are very effective in preventing and curing cancers. It provides you with anti cancer properties and you can safely consume it for a long time without any side effects.

 Mushrooms  are vegetables which blend very well with soups, stir fries and salads. But many are unaware of the fact that actually it is a type of fungi which grows and feeds upon decomposing plants and trees. Some  mushrooms  grow on some specific trees and under certain conditions. Chinese use mushrooms  in treating colds, pains and allergies.
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

Mushrooms for Profit

Mushrooms for Profit
Mushrooms for Profit

Think organic and mushrooms are a part of that category, right? For the vegetarian drive, or anyone who wishes to go the organic route, mushrooms make one great meal. That is why, it has always been profitable to grow mushrooms. Not only they are easy to grow but they grow on their own. You don’t even have to spend a lot of energy. Just literally see them grow- and your revenues would definitely move uphill. Unlike any other kinds of business, your start-up capital is not that great. Your resources can be even be seen all around you. If you ask a lot of people, growing mushrooms and cultivating them is one great business to venture in. There is greater demand for fresh mushrooms now than ever before. People prefer this than the canned ones. If ever you grow rare ones, it would even stack a higher price, even if these are the dried variety.Here’s what you need to know:
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May 20, 2016 0 Comments

All About Black Trumpet Mushrooms

All About Black Trumpet Mushrooms
All About Black Trumpet Mushrooms

Black trumpet mushrooms have a waxy grey surface and are known as fragile and trumpet-shaped. It is a very rich and buttery mushroom, popular in French cuisine because of their unique flavor and texture. They have a unique fragrance which some people say smell like apricots. Black trumpet mushrooms are known to be pretty gritty, and you really do want them as clean as you can get them. Make sure you pick over the mushrooms carefully and rinse if needed, then pat them dry and set on paper towels.
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

9 Facts – How Mushrooms Can Boost Your Immune System

How Mushrooms Can Boost Your Immune System
9 Facts – How Mushrooms Can Boost Your Immune System

(1)  Mushrooms  have been used for about 3000 years by mankind to boost immunity, yes, they were used that far back in time, because it was known that they were a super food to boost your immune system and prevent illness and disease. They probably did not know about the immune system, but, they did know what was good for them.
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Restoring Your Balance with Mushrooms

Restoring Your Balance with Mushrooms
Restoring Your Balance with Mushrooms

Mushrooms  are valuable health food – low in calories, high in vegetable proteins, chitin, iron, zinc, fiber, essential amino acids, vitamins & minerals. Mushrooms  also have a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Their legendary effects on promoting good health and vitality and increasing your body’s adaptive abilities have been supported by recent studies. These studies suggest that  Mushrooms  are probiotic – they help our body strengthen itself and fight off illness by maintaining physiological homeostasis – restoring our bodies balance and natural resistance to disease.Agaricus  Mushroom 
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms
Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed Mushrooms are a great starter for just about any meal.They make great appetizers and are a satisfying snack.If you like you can also modify this recipe and add a little crab meat to give it an extra kick. Horseradish sauce goes well with these tasty treats.

Stuffed Mushrooms

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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Mushrooms and Their Health Benefits

Mushrooms and Their Health Benefits
Mushrooms and Their Health Benefits

The mushrooms are the result of the growth of a fungus, minus chlorophyll. These are living beings, which cannot be categorized as either plants or animals. A traditional delicacy in Japan, Korea and China, mushrooms are prized both for their flavor and health benefits. They have been grown in the mountainous regions of Asia for more than a thousand years using traditional techniques. During the fall, mushrooms start appearing between the leaves falling from trees, and are fresh and soft to the touch.
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Natural Health Benefits of Herbal Mushrooms

Natural Health Benefits of Herbal Mushrooms
Natural Health Benefits of Herbal Mushrooms

Now more than ever herbal supplements are becoming more and more popular with people. We are always looking for new natural ways to improve our health or just our overall well-being. We are looking for cheaper ways other than than pharmaceutical drugs that also carry with it annoying and sometimes harmful side effects.

More and more drug manufactures are pushing people to ask there doctors for prescriptions for new drugs that come to the market promising cures for specific ailments but as we all know most drugs just cover up our symptoms while the prescription drug unknowingly wreaks havoc on our body sometimes causing other health problems.
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Mushroom Growing in Odd Unused Spaces

Mushroom Growing in Odd Unused Spaces
Mushroom Growing in Odd Unused Spaces

Understanding mushrooms should be our starting point. For our purposes, mushrooms can be divided into three groups: edible, medicinal and poisonous.

Edible mushrooms come in many varieties. These have been used through the centuries as food. Edible mushrooms include oysters, button, shiitake, milky cap mushrooms, pholiota mutabilis amongst others.

Medicinal mushrooms are edible mushrooms with known medicinal qualities. They are used both as food and in the management of various health conditions. Shiitake, maitake, enoki and reishi are some of the mushrooms with medicinal value.
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

How to Farm Mushrooms

How to Farm Mushrooms
How to Farm Mushrooms
Farming mushrooms can be a great way to break into the world of farming. Mushrooms are used in a lot of gourmet dishes and are demanded by personal chefs and restaurants everywhere. You can easily start your own farm, all you need to do is follow these few steps and you will be on your way to making money off of your background fungus.1. You need to know for sure what kind of mushrooms you want to go. There are hundreds of different kinds of burgeons. You should research on what mushrooms are in high demand and go from there. You also want to research to make sure you don’t farm mushrooms or try to sell any farm mushrooms that could potentially hurt or kill someone. Not all mushrooms are edible just like any other food and you shouldn’t ever try to eat them yourself without knowing what it is that you are about to eat. Be careful.
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Growing Mushrooms Indoors

Growing Mushrooms Indoors
Growing Mushrooms Indoors
Have you been looking for an alternative way to grow some sort of food indoors during other then your normal gardening season? Do you reside in an area where your usual temperatures drop extremely low? Are you looking for an alternative method to raise the equivalent amount of food that you would have in a small garden patch? If this is a problem for you then perhaps this article would be of some benefit to you.As with any type of plant you must understand that the light intensity of your growing area goes down according to the inverse square law. What this means is a light half the distance to your plant will provide you with four times the light energy that is getting to the plant. In this respect you should always look for plants that you can effectively place closer to the lights that you have installed. Examples of this would be sprouts. Sprouts are simple to grow and they take up very little space. They generally do very well with an indoor environment as well as providing a welcome addition to your existing diet.
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Just How Easy Is Growing Mushrooms?

Just How Easy Is Growing Mushrooms
Just How Easy Is Growing Mushrooms?
How many times have you heard someone telling you, “Don’t worry. Growing  mushrooms  is easy.” But is it really to grow  mushrooms ? The answer is a simple one-liner YES!How come growing them can be easy?Simple!  Mushrooms  are simple organisms that only need simple requirements to grow. You can easily count these requirements as these are fewer than the fingers on your hands. These requirements may be simple but you need to follow them to make the mushrooms  pop out of the ground. Once you have moved past the hurdles of these conditions, though minimal,  mushrooms  grow without having to maintain them.
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May 19, 2016 0 Comments

Mushroom Varieties and Their Uses

Mushroom Varieties and Their Uses
Mushroom Varieties and Their Uses

Mushrooms  are a unique source of food and come in infinite varieties. They are a type of living organism that has no roots, leaves, flowers or seeds. Mushrooms  are actually fungi and in many countries, that is what they are called. There are countless varieties of  Mushrooms  that are edible and there are probably just as many or more that are not edible. The  mushrooms  that are not edible can be poisonous and can cause severe illness or worse, death. For that reason, wild  mushrooms  should not be picked by anyone other than a trained mycologist. Mushrooms  can be purchased dried, canned or fresh. For a long time, even though there are over 590 species of  Mushrooms  found growing in California, the only  Mushrooms  readily available in the United States for consumption were Brown  Mushrooms  and White  Mushrooms . Photos of some of the California  Mushrooms  can be found on Myko Web, a site that specializes in California  Mushrooms . Some  mushrooms  are so amazingly beautiful that it is hard to believe that they can be poisonous.
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May 18, 2016 0 Comments

Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster Mushrooms
Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster mushrooms do not taste like oysters but rather get their name from their resemblance to the shellfish. These mushrooms are among the most abundant of wild mushrooms. Oyster mushrooms can be found throughout the year, most often on the trunks of dead trees.

They are the third largest cultivated mushroom. China, the world leader in Oyster production, contributes nearly 85% of the total world production of about a million tonnes.

Oyster mushrooms are grown in bags of composted sawdust. The bags are sterilized, then inoculated with mushroom spawn (seed) placed inside the bag.
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May 18, 2016 0 Comments

How to Cook and Prepare Mushrooms

How to Cook and Prepare Mushrooms
How to Cook and Prepare Mushrooms

Mushrooms are not a vegetable; still they are included in this Section because they are used like a vegetable. In reality, they are a fungus growth containing no chlorophyl, or green coloring matter, and, consisting of an erect stalk that supports a cap-like expansion. They occur in many varieties, both poisonous and non-poisonous. The non-poisonous, or edible, mushrooms are found on rich, moist pastures all over the world and they are also very frequently cultivated. They may be collected in almost any locality, but no person who is not perfectly familiar with their characteristics and therefore able to judge the non-poisonous kinds from the poisonous should attempt to gather them.
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May 18, 2016 0 Comments

The Mighty Mushroom

The Mighty Mushroom
The Mighty Mushroom
Every time my family ordered pizza when I was a kid, my dad would find some way to sneak  mushrooms  onto a corner of that pizza, possibly tucked under a layer of cheese per special instruction to the pizza parlor. He loved them but I was stubbornly convinced that a single  mushroom  would ruin the entire pizza. Now that I’m older and have developed a more refined palate (ok fine, I still love Cinnamon Toast Crunch), I’ve come to understand how just special  mushrooms  are in the world of cuisine. They provide an extraordinary variety of texture and flavors which seem to adapt to any kind of dish. And, as a bit of icing on the cake, I’ve learned how  mushrooms  are truly wonderful for your health. Consider this my ode to the  mushroom .
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May 18, 2016 0 Comments

Make the Most of Mushrooms

Make the Most of Mushrooms
Make the Most of Mushrooms

Mushrooms  are amazing, neither plant nor animal they belong to a kingdom of life all their own.

They come in a wide variety of textures, colours and flavours, from the tough and meaty to the subtle and innocuous and can be used to flavour a dish or simply to add substance and texture to it.

These days you can easily buy a whole range of dried or fresh  mushrooms  in your local store, but an experienced forager can source an almost year-round supply in their own back yard.
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May 18, 2016 0 Comments

Medicinal Mushrooms – Nature’s Perfect Healer

Medicinal Mushrooms
Medicinal Mushrooms – Nature’s Perfect Healer

Many of us have heard of and/or cooked with some of the most common culinary mushrooms: portabella, white button, etc.However, there is a whole class of mushrooms called medicinal mushrooms, and these medicinal healing mushrooms are not meant for flavor-enhancement, though some of them can be used in recipes. They are often taken in tea form, tinctures and extracts, and in capsules as powders.

These medicinal mushrooms include reishi mushroom, agaricus mushroom (or agaricus blazei mushroom), maitake, shitake, and coriolus mushroom.  There are many others, but these are some of the most popular.
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May 18, 2016 0 Comments

How to Grow Mushrooms – Learn About Growing Mushrooms

how to grow mushrooms
How to Grow Mushrooms – Learn About Growing Mushrooms

Not many people realize that it is actually very easy to grow  mushrooms  yourself at home, instead opting to spend their money at their local supermarket on  mushroom  species cheaply imported from foreign countries where they are grown in bulk. The shop variety do not have much of a shelf life and the  mushrooms  don’t really like to be packed in plastic so by learning to grow  mushrooms  at home not only are you going to have fresher longer-lasting  mushrooms  but they will also most likely taste stronger and more mushroomey as the shop varieties tend to have a more watered-down flavor.
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May 17, 2016 0 Comments

Types of Mushrooms

types-of-mushrooms
Types of Mushrooms

With over 38,000 different varieties of  mushroom , anyone who is mad about  mushrooms  sure has plenty to choose from. Take a look at the distinct characteristics of some of the more popular varieties and a few handy tips for preparing your favorite variety.Agaricus  Mushrooms 

More popularly known as button  mushrooms  or white  mushrooms , these are the most commonly used variety. They are abundantly available fresh, frozen or canned at any supermarket. Agaricus  mushrooms  have a mild flavor if eaten raw, but the flavor gets intensified when they are cooked.
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May 17, 2016 0 Comments

Nutrition and Health Benefits of Mushrooms

mushroom-nutrition-facts
Nutrition and Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a food which contain several health benefits to our body. The nutritional value of a mushroom includes being low in calories and high in vegetable proteins, iron, fiber, zinc, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals.Since the olden history, the Chinese has been using a mushroom due to their rich health content. To the Chinese, the nutrition health benefits of mushrooms includes promoting vitality and good health.
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May 17, 2016 0 Comments

Cancer Fighting Mushrooms

mushrooms
Cancer Fighting Mushrooms

Do you consider  mushrooms  as vegetables? They should be, since they’re such perfect blend with most vegetables in soups, stir-fries and salads. Wrong!  Mushrooms  are in fact fungi which grow and feed on decomposing plants or trees.

Interestingly, some  mushrooms  grow only on certain trees or under certain conditions such as truffles. Truffles are so rare and difficult to find that their prices are many times more than that of shiitakes.
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May 15, 2016 0 Comments

The recipe for the sauce of mushrooms

Sauce of Mushrooms
The recipe for the sauce of mushrooms

Mushrooms are used in the human diet for a long time and they are an integral part of many national cuisines. Thanks to their nutritive value and low caloric value, they can be eaten frequently. The diet used fresh or marinated mushrooms. Marinated are often used as a final seasoning and in salads.

From a multitude of recipes that exist for the mushrooms we have selected one that is fast, easy and very tasty.
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April 26, 2016 0 Comments