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Introduction: This is the base Chinese Chicken Soup stock that …

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Agrocybe Aegerita (dried)

Submitted by on July 13, 2009 – 12:08 amOne Comment | 10,413 views

Ingredient Name:  Agrocybe Aegerita, Chinese mushrooms, Chestnut mushroom, Velvet pioppino, Black Poplar Mushroom (dried)

Traditional Chinese Name: 茶樹菇 (cha shu gu)

What is this?

  • This is a very popular, edible mushroom which can be found all over the world 
  • The agrocybe genus of mushroom is believed to be the first of its kind to be cultivated by man and today, is typically cultivated and sold in the East (Asia and Australia)
  • It has a rich, woodsy flavour which comes through when put into soups

How do I prepare it?

  • Wash thoroughly before use

Where can I buy this?

  • You can purchase from most asian supermarkets or herb shops

What is the cost?

  • The agrocybe aegerita is abundantly available and hence, is very affordable.  It costs less than $2 CAD for 100g

Any benefits?

  • In traditional chinese medicine, this ingredient is used to stengthen the stomach, nourish the spleen, and reinforce the kidneys
  • In western medicine, medical trials have shown this mushroom to also have anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer and anti-tumour properties
  • It also contains antifungal and antibiotic compounds


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  • Dear Sirs
    I am publishing an article on mushrooms as food supplements but I miss a nice photo of dried Agrocybe aegerita.
    I hereby ask you for a photo with the authorization to publish it (specifying the origin) or how much 100 g of product cost to send to me in Italy (I-43043 Borgotaro / Parma) and which I will pay with Paypal or credit card .
    You can find my articles on http://www.Researchgate.net so that you can be aware of my business
    Thank you in advance.
    prof. Emidio Borghi

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