Hericiumerinaceus also called Lion’s Mane Mushrooms Dried, Satyr’s Beard, Bearded Tooth Mushroom, Bearded Hedgehog Mushroom, pompom mushroom,Bearded Tooth Fungus, or pom pom mushroom. These are wild, not cultivated. They will have some debris from the woods.They are considered a gourmet mushroom by many people. They have a seafood-like flavor,somewhat like the taste of shrimp or lobster, but it is not an overwhelming flavor. So if you are allergic to shell fish this is a great substitute. They are said to have medicinal values as well, but we cannot say anything about that due to legalities. We recommend you research the medicinal benefits though. We are working on a process to dry them, so they will be available year round. If you want them dried, let us know, we will have a very limited amount available. Lion’s Mane Mushrooms Dried are much better for you than capsules, they also taste better. The capsules you purchase are not as strong as you would think.Most capsules are filled with other ingredients. It’s a mushroom called Monkey Head. Nothing we say about it will be as clever or hilarious.
So why is this mushroom called Monkey Head? That’s what you want to know, right? Well, when first picked the bulbous mushroom possesses long, hairy spines that give it a soft and furry look. That, combined with the shape, makes the mushroom look a bit like a small monkey’s noggin.Lion’s Mane Mushrooms Dried
In Chinese and Tibetan cuisine the Lion’s Mane Mushrooms Dried is used most often as a vegetarian replacement for pork, beef, lamb, and venison. The texture is somewhat scallop-like. Once reconstituted it usually seared or simply added to soups and stews where its meaty texture and gamey flavor can best be appreciated.