Dried mushrooms are high-quality dried vegetables, which can be prepared after being watered, and have the same edible value as fresh mushrooms. Dry lentinus edodes should not be soaked in cold water. It is better to use warm water at 60 ℃. In this water temperature, the ribonucleic acid contained in lentinus edodes is easy to be hydrolyzed into guanosine acid with a delicious taste. The water after soaking also has a delicious taste, which can not be discarded, but can be used as soup after clarification. For mushrooms, choose mushrooms with elastic surface, toughness and glossiness. If you want to cook soup, you should choose dried slices (dried mushrooms) for the best effect. You should also choose dried mushrooms and fresh mushrooms for consumption. Try not to eat pickled mushrooms, because pickled mushrooms are the most likely to fake. Do not eat spoiled mushrooms with stickiness and thread.
Lentinus edodes not only has a unique fragrance, but also contains rich ingredients beneficial to human body. According to the analysis, every 100 grams of fresh lentinus edodes contains 12~14 grams of protein, 59.3 grams of carbohydrates, 124 mg of calcium, 415 mg of phosphorus, 25.3 mg of iron, and polysaccharides, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin C, etc. The water extract of dried lentinus edodes contains a variety of amino acids, acetamide, choline, adenine and other components. Mushrooms are also rich in food fiber. Regular consumption can reduce cholesterol in the blood, prevent atherosclerosis, and prevent cerebral hemorrhage, heart disease, obesity and diabetes.
Lentinus edodes is cold in nature and slightly bitter in taste, which is beneficial to liver and stomach. Chinese ancient scholars have long found that lentinus edodes can improve the function of brain cells. For example, "Shennong Materia Medica" has the record that taking bait fungus can "increase wisdom" and "increase wisdom and happiness". According to modern medicine, Lentinus edodes is rich in arginine and lysine, which can be used to improve health and intelligence.