Grifola frondosa

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Grifola frondosa

[grə‚fō·lə frän′dōs·ə]
(mycology)
A type of mushroom found in parts of the eastern United States, Europe, and Asia, growing in masses at the base of stumps and on roots; has an anticancer effect in patients with lung and stomach cancers or leukemia. Also known as maitake mushroom.
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mixed mushrooms, such as maitake and oyster *, tough stems removed 3 tbsp.
Maitake variety contains beta--glucans, which has a wide range of immune-stimulating and protective effects within the body.
Total calories per serving: 123 Fat: 8 grams Carbohydrates: 8 grams Protein: 6 grams Sodium: 7 milligrams Fiber: 1 gram HUNTER'S MUSHROOM SAUCE (Serves 5-6) You may not find maitake and beech mushrooms in large chain groceries, so look in Asian markets.
Likewise, the photos in Alice Chen's February 2010 Maitake article would not be as useful and informative in black and white.
Moreover, it is reported that some kinds of polysaccharides with a backbone mainly composed of Glcp residues, such as Cladonia furcata polysaccharide and Maitake mushroom polysaccharide, could induce apoptosis in cancer cells (Fullerton et al.
Research has also shown that the maitake fraction may benefit people with non insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (King 1998).
Oyster [1] and maitake mushrooms [23] have been reported to exhibit serum lipid reducing effect in rats.
In addition to the whole grains, the chilies include Maitake and Shiitake mushrooms imported from Japan, 100% organic vegetables and spices.
A few green beans and a couple of maitake mushrooms on the plate were better.
The Japanese name is maitake, literally "dancing mushroom," reportedly Because people end up dancing with joy when they find one.
In traditional Chinese medicine, many herbs activate the immune system, including Asian and Siberian ginseng, astragalus, licorice, and maitake, reishi and shiitake mushrooms.