Maitake Mushroom Powder, Hen of the woods - Wild Harvested in the Appalachian Mountains

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Maitake Mushroom Powder, - Hen of the Woods,

Grifola frondosa,

Preparing with meals, Steeping Maitake Tea, making tincture and crafting Extracts are the most common herbal uses for this time tested fungus. If one doesn't prefer tea, extract or tincture, the powdered Maitake can be used to make capsules or pills. Maitake can be used for numerous herbal remedies and is widely used by those familiar with the benefits of wild fungus.

Harvested from spored Oak Trees in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. No smog, no pollution and rich, nutrient filled soil provide the perfect environment for harvesting all natural, non GMO, wild mushrooms and herbs.

Maitake is a polypore mushroom that grows in groups on the decaying wood of deciduous trees, especially oaks. Maitake is also known as hen of the woods, hen-of-the-woods, ram's head and sheep's head. In Japan, the maitake can grow to more than 100 lb (45 kg), earning this giant mushroom the title "king of mushrooms"

Organic Maitake is an edible mushroom native to China, Japan and North America, which is cultivated and consumed in many Asian countries as well as around the world. It is considered a medicinal in many forms of traditional medicine. The Mushroom is prized in traditional Chinese and Japanese herbology as a medicinal mushroom. Maitake is very high in antioxidants and phytonutrients.

The fresh Maitake mushroom has a rich, spicy, meaty flavor. When dried, the shiitake's flavor can be cooked in with any meal you would use whole mushroom's in.

Maitake are "Choice" mushrooms comparable to the Morel Mushroom, Reishi, Portabella, Oyster Mushrooms and The King Bolete. Weather you are a Culinary Chef, a Home Cook or prefer a Backyard Barbecue, Maitake are a healthy treat with any meal.

The information we share on this website is based on research from books, the internet, research papers, and personal experience with native plants. The information contained in this website should not be considered medical advice. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. For diagnosis or treatment consult your physician.

As with any food, allergic reactions can also occur with organic herbs. If you are pregnant or breast feeding do not use this herb. Speak with a medical professional if you have any concerns or adverse reactions.