Essential Spice Whole Shiitake Mushrooms are are an edible mushroom that are tan to dark brown in color and can grow up to 4 inches in diameter.
They are most commonly seen in Asia, specifically in Japan, China, and Korea. This mushroom is used in Asian cuisine, and has expanded to American, Russian, and even Hispanic foods. Shiitake mushrooms carry rich nutrients that have lead them to be used for medicinal/remedial needs.
This fungi grows naturally on the decay of hardwood trees.