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Origin: Yun Nan
Grade: Premium A+
Large size: The length of the umbrella is 5-8CM
Specifications: Wild morel whole piece product
Color: Brown / Gray Taste: Light tea flavor
Easy cook! cook after 30 minutes soak in room temperature water
Morchella, the true morels, is a genus of edible sac fungi closely related to anatomically simpler cup fungi in the order Pezizales (division Ascomycota). These distinctive fungi have a honeycomb appearance due to the network of ridges with pits composing their cap. Morels are Prized by gourmet cooks, particularly in French cuisine. Due to difficulties in cultivation, commercial harvesting of wild morels has become a multimillion-dollar industry in the temperate Northern Hemisphere, in particular North America, Turkey, China, the Himalayas, India, and Pakistan , where these highly prized fungi are found in abundance.
Nutrition and functioning
While most morel enthusiasts cherish this particular mushroom for its exceptional taste and culinary applicability, less attention is given to its physiological effects on the body. This is unfortunate, because, like many members of the fungal kingdom, morel mushrooms possess important nutritional and medicinal properties that can play key roles in optimizing the health of those who consume them.
Morel mushrooms are good source of iron and copper. 66 gram of Morel mushroom provides 8.041 mg of iron, 0.412 mg of copper, 3.4 µg of vitamin D, 128 mg of phosphorus, 0.387 mg of manganese, 1.34 mg of zinc and 0.315 mg of vitamin B5, 1.8 grams of total dietary fiber, 2.06 gram of protein, 13 mg magnesium and 0.38 total fats.
It possesses Vitamin D and Vitamin B like other mushrooms. They are rich in nutrients such as protein, dietary fiber and minerals such as iron, copper, phosphorus, manganese, zinc and potassium. It possesses an antiviral, antioxidant, immunoregulatory and anti-tumour growth activity that helps to prevent the body from various health ailments.
Mold ? Hyphae?
Some dried morels will have white spider-like objects on the surface, which cannot be washed/wiped off, and some guests think that it is moldy, but it is not.
These are white hyphae (used for morel multiplication) dried and become netize, harmless to the human body, and can also be eaten normally.
Dried morels, as long as they are not damp, can be stored for a long time in a dry and sealed environment.
Wild morels are not fumigated with sulfur, and individual bacteria may have small insects, which is normal and does not affect consumption, and can be cooked and eaten after soaking!