Lion's mane, with the Latin name Hericium erinaceus, is a famous fungus that are both for food and traditional Chinese medicine. Thanks to the artificial substrate, the consumers have more oppitunities to try them. It is common in gourmet cooking. Young specimens are considered the best. Alongside shiitake (Lentinus edodes) and oyster (Pleurotus ostreatus) mushrooms, Lion’s mane is used as a specialty mushroom. Its flavor may be compared to that of lobster. They are very good culinary material and are said have many benefits for human healthy.
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