Pioppino

The Pioppino mushroom is a species of mushroom that belongs to white rot fungi sometimes popular as ‘brown cap’. It grows on parasitic hardwood sawdust, shrubby and deciduous trees in cooler temperature and need constant humidity at the spring time. It’s a fast growing species and has a mellow flavour and crunchy texture. Pioppino mushroom has an antioxidant activity and anti-inflammatory properties. ‘Pioppino’ name is popular in Italy and cultivated commercially in Japan, China, US and Europe. It was used in chinese medicine contains vitamin B, fibres and minerals and high content protein. It reduces the cholesterol levels of blood.