Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake are tan to dark brown and have broad, umbrella-shaped caps, wide open veils, light tan/whitish gills, and curved stems that should be removed due to their woody texture. 

The caps are quite flavorful and have a meaty texture.  

Being rich and woodsy when cooked. Shiitake taste best when cooked.  They add a meaty flavor and texture to stir-fry, pastas, soups, entrees and sides.