Shitake Mushroom (Lentinus Edoles) is often called a Wild Mushroom, Black Forest Mushroom. The shiitake is an edible mushroom native to East Asia, grow wild on the trunks of fallen trees and have a rich & delicate, smoky flavor with an exotic hearty aroma and meaty texture.
Shiitake Mushrooms have a light and delicate flavor and can be prepared in many ways. Adds delicious flavor to many Asian-style dishes. In Thailand, they can be fried as well as steamed. Shiitake have many uses in Chinese and Japanese cuisines.