Matsutake, the king of mushrooms, is prized for its health benefits. This medicinal mushroom boasts a rare dietary element: they’re immune modulators which means they’re able to adapt to the specific needs of your immune systems.
Matsutake Mushroom, otherwise known as the pine mushroom, are a delicacy with a distinctive spicy odor and flavor.
Bhutanese Matsutake mushrooms are 100% organic and wild as they only grow in the forest, free of all sorts of pesticides and GMO elements. The collection season starts at the end of July till the end of September every year.
Benefits of Matsutake Mushrooms:
Modern medicine found these mushrooms to be excellent sources of proteins, vitamins, and minerals. They are full of vitamins A, B6, C and also thiamine, niacin, and riboflavin as well as minerals such as potassium, sodium, iron, copper, calcium, and phosphorus. Potassium found in high amounts in matsutake mushrooms is responsible for the healthy heart and muscles and provide the fluid balance in the body. These mushrooms are free of cholesterol and contain just traces of fat. Matsutake mushrooms are proven to be effective in fighting different cancers.
For more information on the health benefits of Matsutake Mushroom, visit the following page.
Naturally dried matsutake mushrooms
Rinse the dried Matsutake mushroom before soaking them in lukewarm water for 30 minutes, cold or lukewarm water is definitely the best way to rehydrate dried matsutake mushrooms as it helps the mushrooms retain all their flavor. Make sure to keep them submerged by adding weight on top of the mushroom. Don’t throw the water away and use it in the dish you are cooking to enhance the mushroom flavor.
About the producer:
Druk Herbal Cordyceps started in the year 2012, since then it gradually expanded its exports in the international market. Since then the company exported numerous high-quality Cordyceps Sinensis and Matsutake Mushrooms to various countries. It is now recognized as one of the leading exporter and distributor in Bhutan.