Chestnut Mushrooms
Chestnut Mushrooms
Chestnut Mushrooms

Chestnut Mushrooms

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Botanical Name: Pholiota adiposa

Identification:

The Chestnuts have a golden-brown cap with white scales. The colour is brighter around the edge of the cap, creating a pleasing gradient. These mushrooms have a nutty flavour that adds depth to meals. 

Usage:

No need to peel the skin or discard the stalk, just wipe with a damp cloth prior to cooking.  Roast, grill or fry in pasta sauces, stir-fries, risottos, soups, stews, and more.

Nutritional Properties:  

Chestnut mushrooms are a good source of vitamins B and D. They also provide carbohydrates, copper, potassium, and some protein and folate.

Medicinal Properties:

Preliminary studies show that Chestnut Mushrooms:

  • May help against high blood pressure
  • May have anti-proliferative activity (slowing spread of malignant cells)
  • Have antioxidant activity
Chestnut Mushrooms