Native to East Asia, Shimeji mushrooms are small to medium in size. They grow in bunches with slender stems and rounded button caps. The ivory cream coloured stems are slender, averaging 5-7 centimetres in length.
Health Benefits - Low in cholesterol, can aid in weight loss and manage diabetes. They can also aid in anti-inflammatory.
Flavour - These mushrooms are chewy and provide a herbal and nutty flavour.
Availability - Available all year round.
Storage - Store Shimeji mushrooms in a paper bag and place them in the dry crisp area of the refrigerator.