Yamaya Finest dried shiitake mushrooms

Finest dried shiitake mushrooms organically grown in Kunisaki Peninsula, Oita prefecture.

History over a thousand years 

Dried shiitake mushrooms historically go back to ancient China
Drying shiitake mushrooms makes preservation easier, and it also enhances umami flavor, or savoriness
Many kinds of dried foods were originated in China.

Oita Prefecture boasts about being largest producer of shiittake mushrooms in Japan and Kunisaki Penninsupla has richly varied land structure.

Oak log grown shiitake has been traditionally produced here. 
Log grown shiitake is produced with rich forest preservatives.

Three major kinds of shiitake mushrooms; 
“Donko”
“Koko”
“Koshin”
 

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