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Featured Video - Mushrooms - Shiitake
Shiitake mushrooms have dark brown caps and white gills, unlike white mushrooms with white caps and brown gills. Shiitake mushrooms have a unique, chewy texture and subtle flavour. Shiitake are very popular in Japanese cuisine. The Chinese regard shiitakes very highly, believing they strengthen the immune system. They are also thought to help decrease fat.

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.