Dried Shiitake Mushrooms and Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms

1 Dried shiitake mushrooms have low moisture content, rich flavor and unique aroma; fresh shiitake mushrooms have a smooth taste and delicate meat.

2 Dried shiitake mushrooms will give off a special taste, mainly from the mushroom essence and guanylic acid contained in it. Especially guanylic acid, its umami taste is very strong. Fresh shiitake mushrooms contain ergosterol, which can be converted to vitamin D under sunlight or ultraviolet light.

3 Because dried shiitake mushrooms are not easy to digest, so children and the elderly should pay attention to the amount; fresh shiitake mushrooms are rich in zinc, taste good, more digestible.

4 The ingredients in the shiitake mushroom, can enhance the body’s ability to inhibit the growth of cancer cells. Regular consumption in the diet has a certain effect on preventing cancer. In addition, shiitake mushrooms also have the effect of lowering cholesterol and providing good protection to the cardiovascular system.

Fresh shiitake mushrooms are more beautiful than dried shiitake mushrooms, but dried shiitake mushrooms have higher nutritional value and are more flavorful.