Welcome! and Thank you for listening. When I was growing up, mushrooms were something that you got on a pizza when you progressed from straight pepperoni. They were usually from a jar or can and were nothing spectacular to look at. I believe that is where they got their bad wrap. The other place I started seeing mushrooms were on a fancy spinach salad. They were fresh and thinly sliced but raw. Not a lot of taste but they made the salad pretty.
Raw mushrooms are actually toxic due to a surface chemical called agaratine. It is destroyed by cooking a few minutes. In addition, most of the nutrients associated with mushrooms are released after heating.
I will give you a few more reasons to put a variety of mushrooms on your plate and even perhaps in your coffee!
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