Mushrooms have always been the cookery delight of Asian countries, especially China. Among the numerous mushrooms utilized in China, oyster mushrooms have got a particular place on the dinner table, because of their higher nutrition content. The oyster mushrooms are frequently sliced as well as sauteed in olive oil along with garlic, that makes an excellent side dish or even snack.
The mushroom is low in Sodium and very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Protein, Thiamine, Vitamin B6, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc and Manganese, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Potassium and Copper.