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Mushrooms, Shiitake

Shiitake Mushrooms
Markon First Crop (MFC) Mushrooms may be used raw or cooked. Packed in a wide range of sizes and varieties.

Product Details

Shelf Life:
Julian pack date.
Ethylene Producing:
Ethylene Sensitive:
Sizing varies from state to state, but is generally based on the size of the cap. Small = 5/8" to 1 1/4" diameter; Medium = 1 1/4" to 1 3/4" diameter; Large = 1 3/4" to 2 1/2" diameter; Jumbo = 2-1/2" to 3-1/4" diameter; XL Jumbo = 2 3/4" to 3 1/2" diameter.
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Available Offerings from Markon for Mushrooms, Shiitake

Description Net Weight Pack GTIN UPC
Mushrooms, Shiitake 5 pounds or 2 kilograms 5 LB 0 06 11628 92073 3 6 11628 92073 3
Mushrooms, Shiitake 3 pounds or 1 kilograms 3 LB 0 06 11628 92071 9 6 11628 92071 9

Storage Tips:

Store in original shipping container; do not store in plastic bags; keep away from foods that give off strong odors.

Handling Tips:

Handle with care; mushrooms are extremely fragile. Rinse whole fruits and vegetables in clean running water prior to using.

General Usage Ideas

  • Simmer mushrooms in ginger-garlic broth; add spinach and serve.
  • Add sautéed mushrooms and chopped chicken to cheese quesadillas.

Fall / Winter Usage Ideas:

  • Layer roasted MFC Shiitake Mushrooms and béchamel sauce between lasagna noodles; top with grated Parmesan and bake
  • Fill the caps of MFC Shiitake Mushrooms with pork sausage; brush with plum sauce and bake
  • Flavor oxtail braising liquid with chopped MFC Celery, MFC Carrots, MFC Onions, and MFC Shiitake Mushrooms

Spring / Summer Usage Ideas:

  • Sauté MFC Shiitake Mushrooms, RSS Peeled Garlic, and ginger with soy sauce, sesame oil, Hoisin sauce, and Thai chili paste; serve on grilled fish
  • Stir-fry diced chicken thighs, RSS Washed & Trimmed Green Onions, RSS Broccoli Florets, MFC Shiitake Mushrooms, halved cashews, and Hoisin sauce; scoop into RSS Lettuce Jammers
  • Toss cooked linguine with grilled MFC Shiitake Mushrooms, MFC Asparagus, sliced MFC Lemons, and chopped RSS Peeled Garlic; drizzle with olive oil and garnish with shaved Pecorino

Did You Know?

The United States is the world's second largest mushroom producer (after China). In the U.S. at least 33 states grow mushrooms; the top producers are as follows (with percent of total U.S. production): Pennsylvania (53%), California (15%), Florida (5%).