Our wild Fresh Frozen Lobster Mushrooms are harvested by our intrepid foragers each day during the fall season here in Washington State. The mushrooms grow naturally on the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. The mushrooms are then cleaned and flash frozen daily to lock in nutrients and flavor. Wild Lobster mushrooms have a bright red-orange color on the skin and have a white meaty texture on the inside when pulled apart. The bright reddish orange color makes them resemble a lobster, hence the name Lobster Mushroom. Our wild Fresh Frozen Lobster Mushrooms can be a quite tasty and healthy addition to many dishes. They are great in soups, chowders, risotto, stews, sautéed, or baked. Wild lobster mushrooms hold their texture after cooking very well and can be a great meat or seafood substitute for vegetarians or vegans. Lobster mushrooms are known to have a seafood like taste but they also pick up flavors easily from other ingredients when cooking. Wild lobster mushroom actually feeds off of other living organisms in their environment and are dependent on them for nutrition. It’s known as a mushroom-eating mushroom as within its growing process it actually eats other mushrooms, deriving its nutrients from them and essentially killing the other mushrooms. Excellent source of Vitamin D.
- Lobster mushrooms are a good source of B vitamins, protein, copper, potassium, zinc and selenium. All essential minerals to a healthy diet.
- Mushrooms are also a rich in dietary fiber and are low in both saturated and unsaturated fat. Dietary fiber helps stimulate digestion, relieving constipation problems.
- The B vitamins found abundantly in wild mushrooms help the immune system, support nerve and heart health and help break down blood sugars in the body amongst other things.