lion’s mane

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms are native to North America, Europe, and Asia. They are commonly found on hardwood trees and logs. With their unique appearance and potential health benefits, Lion’s Mane Mushrooms have gained popularity in various cultures and cuisines.

The mushroom has a soft and tender texture, resembling cooked crab or lobster meat. Its flavor is delicate, with a subtle sweetness, making it a versatile ingredient in both savory and sweet dishes. It has a mild, sweet and slightly nutty flavor.

This mushroom is known by different names – «monkey head», «bearded tooth», «bearded hedgehog», «satyr beard» or simply «pom pom». All because of an unusual for a mushroom cushion shape forms. Its surface densely covered in beard-like spines of white to off white color.

Beyond their culinary appeal, Lion’s Mane Mushrooms are known for potential health benefits. They are believed to have cognitive-enhancing properties and may support nerve health. Additionally, Lion’s Mane Mushrooms are a good source of protein, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals.

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our recipe

200g Lion’s Mane Mushrooms, cleaned and separated into smaller clusters

2 tablespoons butter

3 cloves garlic, minced

Salt and pepper to taste

Fresh parsley, chopped, for garnish

1. Heat butter in a skillet over medium heat until melted.

2. Add minced garlic to the skillet and sauté for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

3. Add Lion’s Mane Mushroom clusters to the skillet, ensuring they are in a single layer. Cook for 4-5 minutes on each side until golden brown.

4. Season with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting as needed.


5. Once the mushrooms are cooked through and have a crispy exterior, transfer them to a serving plate.

6. Garnish with freshly chopped parsley.

7. Serve the Lion’s Mane Mushroom sauté as a side dish or on top of pasta, rice, or a bed of greens.