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Open a can of straw mushrooms and out pops mushrooms with happy faces, brown straw hats, and dancing feet.
The straw mushroom, also called "paddy straw mushroom," is cultivated in the hot, steamy climate of Southeast Asia. Attempts to grow them in the southern United States so far have been unsuccessful.But now you can buy these delicious mushrooms online at our store!
Pickled Straw is a traditional Russian and Middle European side dish and condiment.
As a "ready-to-eat product, it does not require much preparation. It can be consumed with other appetizers on cold meat sandwiches, added to salads and other cold dishes. It stimulates digestions and activates appetite.
This recipe is perfect for large parties.
Mix all the ingredients and serve to a hot dish.
▶ We could call these mushrooms a Weight Watcher's dream food, packed with flavors and low in calories, they can surely works wonders on your hips as well as your tongue. 100 g of dried straw mushrooms contain only about 32 calories.
▶ A canned mushrooms contain good amount of calcium. 100 g of canned mushrooms contain around 10 g of calcium.
▶ These mushroom are a good source of iron, they contain about 1.43 mg of iron per 100 g of mushroom, and help in the formation of hemoglobin in the red blood cells of our body. This improves the oxygen carrying capacity of blood and increases our stamina. These mushrooms are also rich in riboflavin, thiamin, folate, and vitamin B6. We can call it an excellent source of vitamin B complex. It aids in breaking down the glycogen stored in our body. These vitamins are required for the maintenance of healthy eyes and skin. Folate is also needed in the formation of red blood cells, development of the fetal nervous system, and regular cell growth.
▶ These mushrooms are not only a good source of proteins (3.83 g for 100 g), but also assist in the uptake of proteins by the body. These are loaded with selenium and antioxidants, like L-ergothioneine, which help to fight cancer and prevent premature aging.
▶ In addition to these, straw mushrooms contain minerals like phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium that are required for the normal functioning of various metabolic processes of the body. Another good thing about these mushrooms (like other mushrooms) is that they contain no cholesterol and almost negligible amount of fats.
▶ It is also believed that these mushrooms help remove excess heat from the body. They are believed to have blood thinning qualities and may function in lowering high blood pressure. They have also been observed to help in the treatment of cancer and diabetes. Some claim that these mushrooms helps in managing various autoimmune diseases.
Straw mushrooms can be an ideal source of nutrition (taste wise as well as health wise) not only to vegans, vegetarians, and those following a restricted diet, but even for hardcore carnivores.