What are King Trumpet Mushrooms?

King Trumpet mushrooms are commonly found in the Mediterranean, the Middle East, and North Africa. They do not form on trees, rather around them, and in mossy areas. These mushrooms can grow to be over a pound made up of their thick stem and rounded cap.

What are the benefits of King Trumpet Mushrooms?

King trumpet mushrooms are high in all sorts of nutrients, most notably niacin, pantothenic acid, fibre, and vitamin D.

Anti Inflammatory

Inflammation occurs when white blood cells rush to protect against issues within joints and tissues. You may see an increase in blood flow to that area of the body, which causes swelling and tenderness. King trumpet mushrooms high antioxidant levels regulate the white blood cells decreasing inflammation within the body.

Lower nicotine cravings

If you are trying to quit smoking, King Trumpet mushrooms are something you should incorporate into your diet. These mushrooms are high in niacin (B3 vitamin) and pantothenic acid (B5) are both B vitamins. B vitamins have been shown to reduce stress in the body and elevate mood levels. With increased mood and decreased stress, you might find yourself with fewer nicotine cravings.

Lower cholesterol

Studies show that the compounds found in King Trumpet mushrooms reduce cholesterol and other lipids stored in the body. High levels of cholesterol lead to buildup in the arteries and is a component of heart disease. King Trumpet mushrooms also decrease the weight of fat cells in the body and may be a great component of weight-loss diets.

Potential Tumor suppressor

Because of the antioxidant properties of King Trumpet mushrooms, they can prevent the development of tumors. This occurs because antioxidants regulate the presence of free radicals in the body.

Side effects

Because both B5 and B3 vitamins are water-soluble, any unused vitamin will not be stored in the body. Any large doses and unabsorbed amounts of the vitamins are expelled along with the water they were stored in. 

Consumption up to 5% is not known to have impacts on the liver or kidneys. Consumption of too many antioxidants can cause problems but only if consumed in large quantities for prolonged periods of time.

How to consume King Trumpet mushrooms

You can consume King Trumpet mushrooms in a variety of ways, they can be eaten because they have a nice meaty texture, taste pretty good, and can be prepared in a number of ways. King Trumpet mushrooms can also be powdered and included in nutraceutical products. Rekemend includes King Trumpet mushrooms in each of our mushroom immune supplements.