That’s the response I usually get when I tell people interesting facts about mushrooms. You see, there are a lot of fascinating things that you probably don’t know about mushrooms, they are like nature’s hidden treasure.
Here are 5 fascinating things you likely didn’t know about mushrooms.
2. Potassium, not just in banana’s. One large portabella has more potassium than a banana. Not to mention is a good source of riboflavin, niacin, copper, pantothenic acid and selenium. What a superfood!
3. Fresh Canadian mushrooms are grown 24/7/365. That’s right! Because mushrooms are grown indoors, on farms they are available fresh every day of the year. The only day a mushroom farm shuts down is Christmas.
4. Mushroom Umami could replace salt. Mushrooms have this fabulous naturally occurring glutamate in them which makes the foods they are served with taste better – so skip on the salt and add some sautéed mushrooms!
5. Mushrooms taste great!
Do you have a question about mushrooms that you need answered? Ask away!