Description: The Morel Mushroom (morchella spp.) commonly known as morel, Morel, semi-morel, real morel, sponge mushrooms or sponge morel are fungi. This is a type of fungus, belonging to the family morchellaceae, edible fungus.
It is especially found in North America, Europe, Central America and Asian countries. The morel mushroom closely resemble small cups. It is collected every spring because of its delicious taste. This type of fungus is especially preferred by gourmet chefs.
It is a good source of protein, copper, potassium, zinc, selenium and B vitamins. This fungus is also low in fiber-rich, saturated and unsaturated fats. Health Benefits Of Morel Mushrooms：
It Is A Powerful Antioxidant
It is most sensible to consume antioxidant-laden foods to protect against oxidative stress and free radicals, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease, type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In the studies carried out, morel fungus can be useful in this case.
It can remove harmful molecules known as reactive oxygen species (ROS), including superoxide, hydroxy and nitric oxide radicals. It has also been shown to inhibit lipid peroxidation.
Strengthens The Immune System
The morel mushroom has a unique polysaccharide immune system stimulating property. This compound, known as galactomannan, increases the activity of macrophage, strengthens the immune system and works on the adaptive immune system.
Supports Heart Health
It contains high amounts of copper, Vitamin E and potassium. For this reason, it may be useful for improving heart conditions. The consumption of morel has been proven to help maintain heart health.
Good For Diabetes
Morel mushroom can help low blood sugar. For a natural treatment of diabetes, you can consume morel chilli, so that you can keep blood sugar levels in balance.
If you are concerned that you can’t get enough Iron, the morel mushroom can help you. Each of the two mushrooms is 12.9 grams of undocumented and contains 3 milligrams of iron. For this reason, morel can meet daily Iron needs.
Supports Liver Health
The liver is the largest organ in the body. Morel fungus can combat alcohol-related toxicity. It can have a positive effect on liver function. The morel extract provides the liver enzymes to regenerate especially by showing antioxidants.
Protect From Side Effects Of Drugs
It is a known fact that it is caused by side effects of drugs. These can affect the internal defense system and cause kidney failure. In the research carried out, morel can develop the internal defence system. In this case, it can provide protection against toxicity caused by various drugs.
Good For Cholesterol
Vitamin B3 can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with dyslipidemia. The presence of this vitamin in stroke, heart attack and other heart diseases which increases the risk of LDL cholesterol levels. Vitamin B3 increases HDL cholesterol levels and reduces triglyceride levels. In this case, morel consumption helps to maintain a healthy heart by preventing heart disease.
Our wild morel mushrooms are harvested from Yunnan province, China. Located in the southwest of China, lying at the far eastern edge of the Himalayan uplift, bordering Tibet to the west, and the countries Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar to the south, Yunnan province is situated in a mountainous area, with high elevations in the northwest and low elevations in the southeast. Despite the lower latitude, mushrooms in Yunnan enjoy a moderate climate with pleasant and fair weather for being located on south-facing mountain slopes, receiving the influence of both the Pacific and Indian oceans, which results in a long growing period. Besides, high altitude has provided plentiful sunlight for mushrooms.
Our morel mushrooms are harvested from wild forest on high mountain with the best quality.
Preparation and serving methods: Dry morels should be reconstituted by soaking them in lukewarm water for 30 minutes. Soaking swells them up, regaining their original conical shape. Dry mop using a paper towel. Slice lengthwise or quarterly as you may desire in cooking. The morel mushroom, which is quite healthy, should never be eaten without cooking the mushroom.
Here are some serving tips:
Morels can be stewed, braised or cooked in main dishes meat like rice, poultry, game, and fish.
Traditionally, morel mushrooms enjoyed pan fried in butter and garlic cloves, with addition of some salt and pepper.
Slices of morel can be added to soups.
Fine sliced, diced morel can also be used as add ons in pizza, pasta, risotto, etc.