Day of the Mushroom is all about celebrating and bringing awareness to all edible fungi and those who enjoy them in their everyday meals. Mushrooms are the most sustainable out of all foods in the US with many health benefits such as improving heart health and eliminating free radicals.¹,²
Mushrooms first came about during the 19th century when French chefs began to use them. They became well known and used in many meals around the world.
What’s great about mushrooms is that they come in all shapes and sizes and unique flavors! Their earthiness can be an acquired taste, but mushrooms can add so much texture, heartiness, and flavor to any dish!