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Oyster Mushroom Plugs: Oyster Mushrooms Reported Health Benefits: The Oyster mushroom has a firm texture when cooked and a “meaty” or oyster-like flavor which will add both texture and zest to most sauces or dishes. Oyster mushrooms are best known medically for their cardiovascular and cholesterol-controlling benefits. Oyster mushrooms contain mevinolin and related compounds which are potent competitive inhibitors of HMG CoA reductase (3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl coenzyme A reductuctase), the major rate limiting enzyme in cholesterol biosynthesis. In addition, they have been shown to have activity in the following: These mushrooms prefer tulip poplar, aspen, cottonwood, beech, willow, maple, oak, and sweet gum.
- Anti tumor
- Immune response
- Fairly Easy to Cultivate.
- Temperature requirements for fruiting: Ranges between 55 to 75 degrees