All About Mushrooms

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All About Mushrooms

Mushrooms

Mushrooms are an earthy, nutrient-dense food that grows right from the soil we live on. Mushrooms are also great in protecting the body because they contain germanium– an important mineral that helps us to use oxygen and defend ourselves from free radicals. There is an array of different types of mushrooms that offer their own benefits and uses.

E. Armata, a produce distributor in NYC, has an immense variety of mushrooms and can help you pick out the best one for your needs.

White Button Mushrooms

Not only are they commonly sold in grocery stores and found in restaurants as a common salad bar staple; white button mushrooms have actually been found to have some crucial health benefits as well.

  • Cancer-fighting properties
    • In a study done in 2015 on those with prostate cancer, white button mushrooms were found to have the ability to suppress certain markers for prostate cancer.
  • Powder of dried white button mushrooms
    • White button mushrooms can be ground up into a fine powder for an earthy garnish on many different dishes.
    • This powder has been tested and was found to have reduced the risk for metabolic disorder in some people.

Armata is a produce distributor in NYC that sells white button mushrooms. Click here for more information on our wide variety of mushrooms.

Maitake Mushrooms

Maitake mushrooms have been regarded by those in Asia (their native continent) as a healing food. This variety of mushroom has also been found to have unique health benefits such as cancer suppression in those with breast cancer.

Portobello Mushrooms

Portobello mushrooms are an incredibly large variety of mushroom that are used in dishes such as “Stuffed Mushrooms” which is a common Italian dish. Portobello mushrooms can be sold in a whole variety, sliced variety, or just for their caps.

Steve Koster is the leader of our mushroom division at E. Armata. With his help, we are able to work with farmers across the United States in order to deliver you over 10 different varieties of mushrooms. Our goal for the last 50 years has been to provide quality mushrooms ranging from wild exotics to crimini. We want to ensure that you and your family are receiving the best possible varieties at all times.

If you are interested in learning more about the different types of mushrooms or would like to experience them for yourself, contact our produce distributor in NYC today!