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Agrocybe Aegerita, Yanagimatsutake, Chestnut Mushroom, Cha Shu Gu 茶树菇-Fungs/Mushroom-Health Wisdom ™
Agrocybe Aegerita, Yanagimatsutake, Chestnut Mushroom, Cha Shu Gu 茶树菇-Fungs/Mushroom-Health Wisdom ™
Agrocybe Aegerita, Yanagimatsutake, Chestnut Mushroom, Cha Shu Gu 茶树菇-Fungs/Mushroom-Health Wisdom ™
Agrocybe Aegerita, Yanagimatsutake, Chestnut Mushroom, Cha Shu Gu 茶树菇-Fungs/Mushroom-Health Wisdom ™

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Agrocybe Aegerita, Yanagimatsutake, Chestnut Mushroom, Cha Shu Gu 茶树菇

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Buy Agrocybe Aegerita, Yanagimatsutake, Chestnut Mushroom, Cha Shu Gu 茶树菇 Online Direct From China. The Chestnut has a strong taste and fits well in different dishes. It goes in sauces, salads, pasta, quiches, soups, casseroles, omelettes, among others. Any Question Just Feel Free To Conatct Us>>

Product Description:

  • Product Name: Dried Chestnut Mushroom
  • Latin Name: Agrocybe aegerita
  • Common Name: Chestnut Mushroom, Velvet Pioppino, Agrocybe Cylindracea, Yanagimatsutake, Zhuzhuang-Tiantougu
  • Chinese Name: 柱状田头菇 zhu zhuang tian tou gu
  • Origin: Hubei Province,China
  • Package: Bag
  • Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place

Read More Info. About It (In English):

Agrocybe Aegerita is a species of mushroom that belongs to the white rot fungi but looks like the button mushroom, only darker. It has gills whose colour ranges from pink to dark brown. Hence the mushroom is sometimes referred to as ‘brown cap mushroom’. It behaves almost the same as some other species of mushroom like the Tricholomamatsutake,, Agrocybe Aegerita and Agrocybeparasitica.

This genus of mushroom has about 100 species spread all over the world with some of them deadly poisonous. Since some of the species look very much alike, only an experienced person can safely identify the edible ones. The chestnut is tasty and meaty, and is palatable whether raw or cooked. Nevertheless, if you are not a trained eye, it is better to leave mushroom picking alone and respect the wisdom of the Croatian proverb: ‘All mushrooms are edible, but some only once’. An example of a very poisonous mushroom is the Amanita.

Cultivation of the chestnut began with the Greeks and the Romans and before that they collected truffles. In their traditional beliefs, mushroom emerged when lightning struck. Today, however, the chestnut is farmed and marketed in Korea, Japan, China and Australia. The Chestnut is medium sized and has an open and convex shaped cap. Underneath the cap are numerous radial plates that are white in colour. They later turn brownish grey. Sometimes it looks flat with a diameter of 3-10 cm. It is also referred to as the Poplar mushroom, possibly because it grows in holes on the poplar tree. However, it also grows in clusters on logs an on other trees with large leaves.

The Chestnut as a Dish

The Chestnut has a strong taste and fits well in different dishes. It goes in sauces, salads, pasta, quiches, soups, casseroles, omelettes, among others.Fresh foods lose their flavour and nutritional value if not kept properly. This preservation of nutrients is paramount especially because many of the elements in the mushroom have medicinal value. When taken in food, the medicinal elements ensure various ailments are kept at arm’s length and the consumer leads a relatively healthy life.

How to store the Chestnut

To ensure the Chestnut mushroom retains its flavour, its nutritional value and edibility, it needs to be well washed, towel dried, kept in a fridge. The ideal length of storage is 3 days. The mushroom should not be wrapped in a plastic bag. If that happens, it will begin to sweat and start going bad in no time.Keep in a paper bag in the fridge for up to 3 days. Do not store them in a plastic bag because they will sweat and quickly spoil.

 

What are the nutrients in the Agrocybe Aegerita mushroom?

This mushroom contains vitamins, phytochemicals and minerals. It is particularly rich in Copper and Pantothenic acid which is Vitamin B5. The Chestnut also contains Folate, Biotin, Niacin or Vitamin B3, Selenium, Potassium and Riboflavin or Vitamin B2.To help a person assess the calorie and fat intake in order to regulate weight amid other reasons, here is a general breakdown of the Chestnut content:

Nutritional and Calorie Values for 100 grams of Chestnut Mushroom

Calories

Protein

Carbohydrates

Fat

Fibre

Alcohol

13

1.8

0.4

0.5

0.6

0

 

Therapeutic impact of the Chestnut

Traditionally, the Chinese used the Agrocybe Aegerita for the wellbeing of the stomach. It also ensured that the spleen was well nourished. The Chinese also used the mushroom to keep the kidneys working properly.This mushroom is also recognised in present day science as having anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibiotic and anti-tumour properties. It is said to contain compounds with prohibitive properties against the venzyme, which medications such as target of Adril, Tylenol, and others try to fight too.

The Chest Mushroom is valuable in the provision of bioactive secondary metabolites. These metabolites include Cylindan which has anti-cancer properties, agrocybenine with antifungal properties, and indole derivatives which are able to hunt down free radicals. These antioxidants also suppress the absorption of cholesterol. By inhibiting the production of the enzymes Aromatase and 5 alpha reductase, these antioxidants prevent prostate and breast cancer.The anti-cancer properties of the Chestnut are detailed in the 2009 book Biotechnology in China I: From Bioreaction to Bioseparation and Bioremediation, a joint venture of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the Dalian University of Technology.Also according to BobekP, Galbavy S (2001), "Effect of pleuran (beta-glucan from Pleurotusostreatus) on the antioxidant status of the organism and on dimethylhydrazine - induced precancerous lesions in rat colon"Agrocybe Aegeritais able to fight against cancer through its natural properties.The Chestnut Mushroom is also hailed as being able to slow down the effects of osteoporosis, some of which are weakening of the vertebrae. Its antiseptic properties also help keep the body free of infection.

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Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):

花菇是现代来发展起来的一种食用菌新秀,它是香菇在生产过程中通过控制温度、湿度、光照和通风等自然条件,人为改变香菇的正常生长发育,使菌盖形成褐白相间的花纹,因而形成花菇。花菇在生产过程中不使用农药肥料和任何激素,不受任何污染,可达到有机食品标准。花菇以丰富的营养和防病、健身、延缓衰老等作用深受国内外群众的欢迎。

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