An Excellent Source of Vitamin D, Niacin and Riboflavin

Eryngii, also known as the King Trumpet mushroom, offers a significant source of Niacin (35% RDV), Riboflavin (15% RDV), Pantothenic Acid (15% RDV) and Vitamin D (15% RDV). It is also cholesterol and sodium free in addition to low in calories.  It has been supported healthy cholesterol levels and may reduce the risk of fat accumulation in the liver.


High in

  • Vitamin D
  • Niacin
    5.4 mg
  • Riboflavin
  • Pantothenic acid

Low in

  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Fat

* RDV – the recommended daily value based on a 2,000-calorie diet. / Serving size: 3.5 oz (100g)


Other Nutrients & What are they?

Protien 2 g  –   Dietary Fiber g 11%  RDV
Thiamin 60 mcg  6% RDV   Ornithine 36.5 mg  –
Vitamin B6 116 mcg  6% RDV   Iron 1 mg 4% RDV
Potassium 243 mg 6%  RDV    Vitamin C  3 mg  4% RDV
Folate 24 mcg  6% RDV        

Mushrooms are the only produce that contains Vitamin D.

According to The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Vitamin D is a nutrient important for promoting overall health and is especially important in developing maintaining strong bones.


Taste / Flavor

The Eryngii (King Trumpet) has a firm and meaty texture with a mild and elegant flavor. It is characterized by its thick stem, short gills, and tender flesh.

Use Eryngii in meat, fish, and pasta dishes. To bring out additional flavor use butter helps to bring out their exceptional flavor. If you are looking for a meat-free dish, Eryngii can be a great meat substitute in your favorite recipes. 


USDA Organic

Hokto’s Kinoko is  Clean and Ready-to-Cook

Like all of Hokto’s kinoko, the Eryngii is clean and ready-to-cook. Hokto’s kinoko do not need to be washed or rinsed because they are cultivated in a soil-free, clean environment and are 100% USDA Organic. To get the most out of Hokto’s kinoko, always cook them before consuming. Our kinoko should not be served raw.

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How to Prepare Eryngii

No base means no preparation

You don’t have to trim the base of an Eryngii because if is trimmed before being packaged. You can cook the entire Eryngii if you find residue on the base or any stains or dirt, feel free to cut off the tip of the mushroom. 

Use Your Hands

You can easily break apart an Eryngii 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 cook faster.

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How to cook Eryngi

Cut thick for a crispy texture

Eryngii can be enjoyed in many different ways by varying its thickness. With a thick cut, you can enjoy a crispy texture, but it's recommended to cook them slowly. Simmering Eryngii will not make them soggy. Cut the caps into 4 pieces to increase the volume of a dish. 

How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook King Trumpet

Cut makes a difference

One of the most appealing aspects of the Eryngii is the crispy texture, but when cut in rounds, their caps can have a meat-like tenderness. Cut the Eryngii to break down its fiber, making it softer and easier to chew. Also using Eryngii as a meat substitute to decrease calories in a dish.

How to cook King Trumpet
How to cook Eryngi
How to cook Eryngi

Eryngii Recipes

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Frequently Asked Questions


These are spores of the mushroom.  The mushroom is still alive and fresh even after being harvested and packaged. Sometimes they will generate spores inside package. This does not affect the quality of the mushroom and is safe to cook and consume.


Mushrooms are 90% water in comparison to Spinach or Cabbage which can have a water content between 91-93%. Due to the high water content, when you squeeze the mushroom water will come out. It is also very water absorbent and can absorb the condensation within the package. Lastly, if the mushroom is damaged it will deteriorate sooner and release some of its moisture. 


In rare cases, some people claim that Eryngii smells like chemicals. If there is an ammonia-like smell it is a sign that the mushroom has gone bad. 

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