These tasty little fungi, are a good source of Vitamin C, high in Folate (great for pregnancy), and an awesome
meat-substitute for vegetarians to give a little Iron boost to the system.
Currently there are over 10,000 Mushroom varieties.
The most common ones found in your supermarket are:
Light and airy - button mushrooms
Dense flavoured - Swiss & Portabello
Asian inspiration - Shiitake & Oyster
Many mushrooms have fantastic medicinal properties, but beware of the poisonous ones.
Mushrooms can be eaten raw, cooked, dried or used to make a medicinal chinese tea.