Great Heat Season: Which Mushrooms Should I Use?

Great Heat Season: Which Mushrooms Should I Use?

When it's scorching hot outside, Mycology Nutrition has got some "cool" mushroom options for you to take! Embrace the summer heat with these fantastic fungi! But remember, if you've got any health concerns, chat with a TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) expert for personalised advice. Happy munching! 🍄😎

What kind of mushrooms should I be eating in summer?

In summer and according to the Wood element and Great Heat Season in TCM, which concludes on the 6th of August, you can enjoy a variety of cooling and refreshing mushrooms during this time. Some delightful options have a mild and soothing taste, some keep your skin hydrated, great for a crunch in your salads or stir-fries or how about something different like a fruity ice lolly infused with mushroom powder or mushroom iced coffee. There are many fun additions for your soups and hot pot adventures. Embrace the season's growth and expansion with these fantastic fungi while staying cool as "cordyceps". Enjoy the summertime vibes with this mushroom guide! 🍄🌞🌳

Which mushrooms should I take this summer?

Shiitake: Bursting with umami goodness, shiitake mushrooms are perfect for summer grilling! Shiitake mushrooms offer various health benefits, as they are rich in nutrients, antioxidants, and bioactive compounds. They are a valuable addition to a balanced and nutritious diet,

TCM loves shiitake mushrooms may promote circulation and support heart health as well as boosting the immune system.

Maitake: Dancing through summer? Maitake's adaptogenic magic helps keep your mood balanced, giving you the freedom to twirl under the sun.




Cordyceps: Fuel up for summer adventures with cordyceps' energy-boosting prowess! TCM enthusiasts adore their ability to enhance stamina and vitality.

Recipe Suggestion: Cordyceps Iced Coffee Elixir – Brew your favourite coffee, let it cool, and blend with ice, a splash of almond milk, and a hint of cordyceps powder. Get ready to conquer the day!

Agaricus: Get on your A-game on with Agaricus! These tasty mushrooms are celebrated in TCM for their gentle immune support and overall well-being.

Chaga: Summer skin saviour alert! Chaga is TCM's go-to for radiant and hydrated skin, it may protect you from the sun's rays like a natural sunscreen.

Recipe Suggestion: Chaga Berry Ice lollies – Blend Chaga powder, mixed berries, and a drizzle of honey. Pour the mix into ice lolly moulds and freeze for a delightful, skin-loving treat!

Oyster: Fancy a taste of the ocean breeze? Oyster mushrooms are TCM-approved for their lung-loving properties, perfect for days by the sea.

So there you have it – a delightful mushroom menu that will make your summer a real fungi adventure! Embrace the TCM beliefs and savour the flavours while you soak up the sun and create memorable moments. Let's 'shroom for a summer to remember! 🍄🌞✨

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