January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
Brown in colour with gills underneath the cap and a slim stem, this spongy textured mushroom has a very intense woody taste and meaty texture.
Seasons: Available all year round.
Regions: The growing region in Western Australia is Perth & Surrounds
Revered for its medicinal properties in Chinese Medicine the shitake is excellent for Asian and Italian dishes such as stirfries, soups, pasta and risotto.