Kashmiri Gucchi Morel Morchella: Kashmiri Gucchi Morel Morchella – Presenting the Ultra Exotic Morel Mushrooms! Our Morel Mushrooms are sourced from Himalayas (mostly Kishtwar), and are Sun-dried with extra care.
- Wild and Healthy Himalayan Morel Mushrooms
- Morels are among the most prized of the wild mushrooms found. From the best kitchens and the most celebrated chefs in the world, to home cooks and food lovers, morels are always a welcome treat.
- Morels need to be rinsed or brushed thoroughly to ensure all sand is removed
- This product is a Vegetarian.NOTE: SHIPPING WILL BE FROM JAMMU AND KASHMIR.
Kashmiri Gucchi mushroom is so costly?
One of the reasons for its high price and demand is availability. Unlike other mushrooms, Kashmiri Gucchi cannot be cultivate commercially and have to be collect from the wild. They grow best during the rains, but it can take months before they can be enough for serving.
Health benefits of Kashmiri Gucchi ?
They are also a rich source of vitamin D apart from several B-vitamins, according to thegreatmorel.com. It is further rich in antioxidants that prevent health issues including heart diseases and diabetes by removing reactive oxygen species that harm the body.
Morels are unique among wild edible mushrooms for their rich mineral content. 100 grams of raw morels contains 69%, 152%, 26%, and 18% of the recommended daily intake of copper, iron, manganese, and zinc, respectively.
Copper is an essential trace element that functions as a co-factor for many oxidative enzymes involved in cellular metabolism. It is also required for blood cell production (hemtopoiesis) and neurotransmission.
100 g of morel mushrooms also contains 194 mg or 28% of the recommended daily intake of phosphorus, and 43 mg of calcium. Adequate calcium, phosphorus, and vitamin D levels in the blood are critical for the growth and development of bones and teeth.
Zinc is an essential nutrient that plays a vital role in cellular metabolism, mucosal regeneration, immune function, and reproductive organ growth.
Additionally, these mushrooms are an excellent source of the B-complex group of vitamins such as niacin (14% of the recommended daily intake per 100 g), riboflavin, pantothenic acid, and vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine).
Altogether, these vitamins are essential for energy metabolism, nervous system function, and red blood cell production.