Aug 28, 2014
Mushroom Season is Here!
Mid-August to mid-September is mushroom season in the Rocky Mountains. Why all the interest in mushrooms? Mushrooms have been valued as both food and medicine throughout the world for thousands of years. Mushrooms have a long history of use in traditional Chinese medicine promoting good health and vitality. The ancient Egyptians considered mushrooms food for royalty. Mushrooms are a valuable health food. They are low in calories, high in vegetable proteins, iron, zinc, fiber, essential amino acids, vitamins and minerals.