Maitake

Hen of the Woods Mushroom

Maitake mushrooms have a distinctive aroma and a thick, woody flavour. They are quite meaty in texture and are highly-valued as being among the mushrooms most beneficial to the health. Rich in vitamins including B1, B2, and D, as well as minerals such as potassium, calcium, and magnesium, maitake has been shown to effectively boost the strength of the immune system. Maitake can be sautéed in butter, added to soups or used to enrich any recipe that calls for mushrooms taste richer.