Stir-Frying Shiitakes

Shiitakes (Lentinula edodes) are edible mushrooms, which are also considered medicinal mushrooms in some forms of traditional medicine. Shiitakes are native to East Asia. Shii is the Japanese name of the tree Castanopsis cuspidata that provides the dead logs on which shiitakes are typically cultivated, and take means “mushroom.” Other common names by which the mushroom […]