Morels are a high-grade edible fungus ingredient. Wild morels are distributed in many countries in Asia, Europe, and America, so they can be found in cuisines around the world. Morels have a special shape, with a light yellow umbrella handle and a cone-shaped umbrella cap. The canopy is light brown and has a grid-like structure that resembles a honeycomb and a morel, hence the name morels.
Morels have extremely high nutritional value. The main nutrients are: amino acids, proteins, lipids, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates. The protein content of morels is much higher than that of other fungi. It contains 20% crude protein and 26% crude fat. It is an excellent source of protein, comparable to meat, so it is also called the "Buckwheat of Vegetarians". The amino acid composition in morels is very comprehensive. Protein in the human body is composed of 20 kinds of amino acids. Morels have 18 of them, and 8 of them cannot be synthesized by the human body and can only be supplemented by the outside world. Therefore, morels also have「"Essential Amino Acids".
Morels contain polysaccharides that inhibit tumors, as well as antibacterial and antiviral active ingredients. They have the effects of enhancing body immunity, resisting fatigue, antiviral, and inhibiting tumors. Morels are rich in selenium, which is a component of glutathione peroxidase in human red blood cells. It can transport a large amount of oxygen molecules to inhibit malignant tumors and inactivate cancer cells. It can also enhance the antioxidant effect of vitamin E.
Morels have a high content of organic germanium, which has the effects of strengthening the body, preventing colds, and enhancing human immunity. It contains a large amount of mineral elements necessary for the human body. The potassium and phosphorus content per 100 grams of dried morels is 7 times and 4 times that of cordyceps. The zinc content is 4.3 times that of shiitake mushrooms and 4 times that of hericium. The iron content is that of shiitake mushrooms. 31 times that of Hericium, 12 times that of Hericium, etc.
The larger the morels, the higher the price, and Canavida morels are available in different sizes. Morels can be eaten in a variety of ways. The cooking techniques are similar to other fungi. They can be fried, fried, stir-fried, stewed and souped. You can easily cook delicious morel dishes according to your own taste.