Season: May to November

Description: Mushrooms provide riboflavin (vitamin B2) and pantothenic acid (vitamin B5), which are necessary for metabolic processes to occur in the body. Mushrooms also provide fiber, which helps control cholesterol and keeps you regular. Mushrooms that are exposed to ultraviolet light provide vitamin D, which is an important vitamin for bone health.

Selection: Firm, well-shaped mushrooms. Avoid those with blemishes or slime.

Storing: Refrigerate in original container or paper bag for up to 1 week.

Recipes containing Mushrooms: