An Excellent Source of Vitamin D, Niacin and Ergothioneine
The King Trumpet mushroom, King Oyster mushroom or Eryngii, is a significant source of vitamin D, niacin – 26% of the RDV, and ergothioneine. It is low in calories and cholesterol, and sodium free. It is a delicious source of essential vitamins and minerals. This mushroom has been shown to support healthy cholesterol levels and may reduce the risk of fat accumulation in the liver.
- Vitamin D
- Dietary Fiber
- Beta Glucan
* RDV – the recommended daily value based on a 2,000-calorie diet. / Serving size: 3.5 oz (100g)
Other Nutrients & What are they?
|Vitamin D||36 IU||9% of the RDV||Dietary Fiber||3 g||11% of the RDV|
|Vitamin B1||0 mg||Vitamin B2||0.18 mg||11% of the RDV|
|Vitamin B12||0 mcg||Niacin||5.2 mg||26% of the RDV|
|Potassium||290 mg||8% of the RDV||Beta Glucan||4 g|
|Ergothioneine||19.8 mg||Polyphenol||2.8 mg|
|Manganese||9 ppm||Iron||2 %|
|Copper||5 ppm||Boron||41 ppm|
Mushrooms are the only produce that contains Vitamin D.
According to The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Vitamin D is a nutrient that is important for promoting overall health and is especially important in developing maintaining strong bones.
Taste / Flavor
The King Trumpet mushroom has a firm and meaty texture with a mild and elegant flavor. It is characterized by its thick stem, short gills, and tender flesh. It is also known as the King Oyster mushroom or Eryngii.
Use King Trumpet mushrooms in meat, fish, and pasta dishes. The King Trumpet is a great meat substitute in your favorite recipes. Butter helps to bring out the King Trumpet’s exceptional flavor.
Hokto’s Kinoko is Clean and Ready-to-Cook
Like all of Hokto’s mushrooms, the King Trumpet is clean and ready-to-cook. You do not have to wash, rinse or peel Hokto’s mushrooms because they are not grown in soil! Hokto’s mushrooms are 100% USDA Organic and agrichemical free! However, all mushrooms should be cooked. Do not serve mushrooms raw.
How to Prepare King Trumpet Mushrooms
No base, no preparation
You don’t have to trim the base of a King Trumpet mushrooms because it is trimmed before being packaged. You can cook the entire King Trumpet mushrooms while you can cut off the tip of the mushroom when you found residue of the base or any stains or dirt.
Use Your Hands
You can easily break apart a King Trumpet with your hands. The thickness can vary depending on your preference and the recipe. By using your hands instead of a knife, the surface of the mushroom will soak up more flavor and cooks faster.
Thick cut for crispy chew
King Trumpet can be enjoyed in many different ways by varying its thickness. With a thick cut you can enjoy a crispy chew, but we recommend slow cooking as the best option. Simmering will not make the mushroom soggy. The mushrooms can increase the volume of the dish. Cut the caps into 4 pieces.
Cut will make a difference
One of the most appealing aspects of the King Trumpet is the crispy chew, but when you cut them in rounds, they have a meat-like tenderness. Cut the King Trumpet to break down its fiber, making it softer and easier for elders and children to chew. You can also use King Trumpet mushrooms as a meat substitute to decrease calories on a plate.
King Trumpet Recipes
Frequently Asked Questions
King Trumpet mushroom does not have base unlike Bunashimeji. You can use all of the mushroom without cutting off. You can chisel off the tip of the base if you prefer. The best King Trumpet has curled cap with white and resilient stems.
These are spores of the mushroom. The mushroom is still alive and fresh even after harvest and packaging. Sometimes they generate spores inside package but there is no problem with the quality of the mushroom. Please feel safe to cook and consume.
Mushroom is 90% water. (Spinach or Cabbage 91-93%) You can squeeze water, and it is very water absorbent, they can absorb the dews within the package. Also, damaged part can deteriorate sooner and wetty.
In rare cases, some people claim that King Trumpet smells like a chemical.
Inside the package, mushrooms may keep growing. As King Trumpet mushrooms grow, all the gills under the cap may open up and some of them develop frilly cap. They are safe to consume.
As part of missions, our mushroom research center is dedicated to scientificaly unraveling the beneficial pharmacological effects of mushrooms in order to put them to use in promoting and maintaining healthy lifestyles.
- The Antiatherosclerotic effect of Bunapi
- The Role of Mushrooms in the Promotion of Insulin Secretion
- The Role of King Trumpet in Body Fat Reduction
- The Beneficial Effects of King Trumpet on Constipation
- The Anti-allergic Effects of Maitake Mushrooms