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The Instacart guide to enoki mushroom products

About enoki mushrooms

Enoki mushrooms are a distinctive variety that grows in tightly packed bouquets of tiny mushrooms. These white mushrooms have long, thin stems and tiny convex caps. The stems are usually between 4 and 5 inches long. Enoki mushrooms have a crisp texture and delicate, slightly fruity flavor. These mushrooms are very good at taking on the flavor of the other ingredients in your dish, so you can use them in a wide variety of applications.

If you're only familiar with wild enoki mushrooms, you should note that those purchased in the grocery store are slightly different. Enoki mushrooms harvested in the wild are typically shorter, with fatter stems and slightly larger caps. The coloring of a wild enoki mushroom is closer to brown than bright white, and they are more rubbery in texture and have an earthier flavor that's not as sweet as the cultivated alternative. Enoki mushrooms grow on tree trunks in the wild. When cultivated, they're grown in the dark to encourage the growth of longer stems.

Enoki mushrooms are native to Japan, China, and Korea. In Korea, they're known as Paengi Beoseot. The Chinese refer to these mushrooms as Jingu, and in Vietnam, they're called Kim Cham or Tram Vang. You might also see these mushrooms referred to as golden needle, velvet foot, or lily mushrooms. Enoki mushrooms are especially popular in Asian dishes, but you can use these versatile mushrooms in many other types of cooking.

Enoki Mushrooms Near Me

Buy your favorite enoki mushrooms online with Instacart. Order enoki mushrooms from local and national retailers near you and enjoy on-demand, contactless delivery or pickup within 2 hours.

FAQs About Enoki Mushrooms

Enoki mushrooms have outstanding nutritional value. They have anti-inflammatory properties and will help boost your immune system. In Asian medicine, enoki mushrooms are used to treat stomach issues, lower blood pressure, manage high cholesterol, and help treat liver illnesses. These mushrooms contain calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, copper, selenium, niacin, and fiber.

It's best to purchase enoki mushrooms from the grocery store to ensure that they're safe for consumption. In the wild, enoki mushrooms look very similar to deadly galerina mushrooms. If you're harvesting wild mushrooms, you should always consult with an expert before eating them.

You should store enoki mushrooms whole and unwashed in either the shrink-wrapped container that they came in or a clean paper bag. You can typically keep them in the fridge for up to 10 days. Once sliced, you should keep the mushrooms for no more than 7 days. After you cook them, enoki mushrooms are good for 7 to 10 days. If the mushrooms become discolored, soft, or slimy, they're no longer good to eat.

It's best to eat enoki mushrooms as soon as possible after purchasing them. Although your busy schedule may not always allow for a trip to the grocery store, you can easily get the ingredients that you need delivered to your door in as little as two hours through Instacart. Order your produce using the Instacart website or app, and you'll enjoy the convenience of same-day delivery!
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