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Gourmet Organic Lion's Mane Mushroom Fruiting Block Kit - 8lb

$39.99 $59.99

Fresh Lion's Mane Mushroom Fruiting Block Kit – The perfect blend of simplicity, freshness and gourmet food. Whether you're a culinary enthusiast or a curious beginner, this kit provides a seamless and enjoyable way to bring the farm-to-table experience home.

Why You'll Love It:

Rapid Growth and Lasting Harvests
New to mushroom growing? No worries! Everything you need is included. No green thumb required – simply cut into the kit, mist daily, and marvel as the mushroom caps double in size overnight. Experience the joy of homegrown mushrooms in a matter of days. Designed for simplicity and success, this kit will allow you to witness the magic of fresh oyster mushrooms in no time. With proper and continued care, the fruiting block can provide a fresh supply for up to 2-3 months. Several fresh meals await you!

Organic and Non-GMO
This mushroom grow kit is made from 100% organic and non-GMO materials, ensuring that the mushrooms you grow are not only delicious, but free of synthetic additives. Don't be alarmed by the soft, white, mold-like substance on the amended sawdust block – that's the mycelium, the living network of mushroom roots. This is a sign of a healthy and fully colonized block, completely normal and essential for mushroom growth. Experience part of the magical growth process of mushrooms.

What's Included:

  • 1 8lb Lion's Mane Mushroom Fruiting Block Kit (Organic mixed soil infused with mushroom strains)

What You Need To Know:

Lion's Mane Mushroom (Hericium erinaceus)

  • Appearance: Lion's Mane mushrooms are unique in appearance, resembling a cascade of cascading icicles or a lion's mane, hence their name. They feature long, shaggy, white tendrils that hang down from a central point.
  • Flavor Profile: Lion's Mane mushrooms offer a subtle seafood-like flavor, often likened to crab or lobster, with a mild sweetness. They have a tender, meaty texture that holds up well in various cooking methods.
  • Nutritional Value: Lion's Mane mushrooms are not only prized for their unique taste and texture but also for their potential health benefits. They are rich in protein, dietary fiber, vitamins (especially B vitamins like B1, B2, and B3), minerals (such as potassium, zinc, and selenium), and bioactive compounds like hericenones and erinacines.
  • Health Benefits: Lion's Mane mushrooms have gained attention for their potential neuroprotective and cognitive-enhancing properties. Research suggests that they may support brain health, improve cognitive function, and potentially aid in the management of neurological conditions like Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease.
  • Culinary Uses: Lion's Mane mushrooms are versatile in the kitchen and can be used in various culinary applications. They can be sliced and sautéed, roasted, grilled, or used as a meat substitute in vegetarian and vegan dishes. Due to their seafood-like flavor, they are often used as a substitute for crab or lobster in recipes like crab cakes or seafood pasta dishes.
  • Medicinal Uses: In addition to their culinary uses, Lion's Mane mushrooms have a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine for various health conditions, including digestive issues, inflammation, and immune support. Modern research continues to explore their potential therapeutic benefits in treating a range of ailments.
  • Growing Conditions: Lion's Mane mushrooms can be cultivated indoors or outdoors, depending on environmental factors. They typically prefer cooler temperatures ranging from 55-65°F (13-18°C) and require high humidity levels for successful growth.

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