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Shiitake Mushrooms growing in a field at the Medicinal Mushroom Farm in Denmark WA

Product Spotlight: Shiitake

Shiitake are one of the world’s most popular and most consumed mushrooms. And for good reason. They’re super tasty, nutritious, and have heaps of health benefits.

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Porcini Arancini Balls

Porcini Arancini Balls

INGREDIENTS  ¼ CUP (10G) DRIED PORCINI MUSHROOMS  ¼ CUP (60ML) BOILING WATER 1 TABLESPOON EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL 1 ONION, FINELY CHOPPED 1 CLOVE GARLIC, CRUSHED ½ CUP (100G) ARBORIO RICE 2 CUPS (500ML) CHICKEN STOCK 50G UNSALTED BUTTER 1 CUP (35G) FINELY GRATED PARMESAN SEA SALT AND CRACKED BLACK PEPPER  ½ CUP (75G) PLAIN (ALL-PURPOSE) FLOUR 2 CUPS (140G) PANKO (JAPANESE) BREADCRUMBS  3 EGGS, BEATEN 8 CHERRY BOCCONCINI, HALVED  VEGETABLE OIL, FOR DEEP-FRYING LEMON WEDGES AND AIOLI, TO SERVE  METHOD  Place the mushrooms and water in a small bowl and set aside for 5 minutes to soak. Finely chop...

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Lions Mane medicinal mushrooms

Here’s how Lion’s Mane medicinal mushrooms will make you feel good

In these tricky times, we’re all looking for a bit of a boost. Whether you’re working from home or still heading out because you’re an essential service (thank you!) Lion’s Mane medicinal mushrooms can help. Many people have never heard of Lion’s Mane mushrooms. They’re white and shaggy, resembling a lion’s mane as they grow. Many mushroom sellers import from China, but at Touchwood Mushrooms, we grow our own. They can be cooked and eaten, made into tea, or used as a powder supplement. This fabulous fungi is a favourite among health nuts and can give your gut, immune system...

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Graham Upson knows medicinal mushrooms

Graham Upson knows medicinal mushrooms

Mushrooms are a lifelong passion for Graham Upson. So much so, that he started Western Australia’s biggest mushroom farm in 1974. But that’s not the only feather in his cap. Read on to learn more about Graham’s obsession with mycology and how it positions him to produce some of the best Australian-grown mushrooms available. What is mycology? Before we start, a new vocabulary word for today: MYCOLOGY. Quite simply, mycology is the study of fungi. And that’s where the simplicity ends. There are about 2000 edible mushroom species in the world, so there’s a lot to know. Of those, only...

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