Hiratake Oyster Mushrooms are renowned for their mild umami flavor, subtle sweetness, and delicate, slightly earthy taste. They are often used as a meat substitute.
A fabulous addition to pasta sauces and curries. Simply add the powder to any cooking sauce and simmer.
95g of Hiratake mushroom powder is equivalent to over 1.3kg of fresh mushrooms, so a little goes a long way in cooking!
Our Mushrooms are 100% grown, picked fresh and dried in Denmark, Western Australia.
- Full in house cultivation, from preparing cultures in the lab to harvest.
- Locally sourced, cold pastuerised substrates.
-Grown in reusable tubs, no single use plastics!
-Grown with fresh air, natural sunlight and UV filtered rainwater.
-Spray free; we don't use any chemicals.
Oyster mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine to for a range of ailments and for the betterment of overall health. Some studies have indicated that oyster mushrooms may be beneficial in the following ways:
Nutrient Rich: A good source of Protein, Thiamin, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc and Manganese, Dietary Fiber, Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Pantothenic Acid (B5), Phosphorus, Potassium and Copper.
Immune Support: Contain beta-glucans that can stimulate and support a robust immune system.
Antioxidant Rich: Natural source of antioxidants, such as ergothioneine and selenium, which combat free radicals, promote healthy aging, and reduce the risk of chronic disease.
Heart Health: Fibre and potassium contribute to heart health by regulating blood pressure and cholesterol.
Anti-Inflammatory Potential: Research suggests that compounds in oyster mushrooms may possess anti-inflammatory properties, which can be beneficial for managing inflammation-related conditions.
Weight Management: Low in calories and fat.