Indulge in the rare and exquisite delight of our Organic Black Pearl Kings, one of our most iconic mushrooms. These prized fungi are beloved by chefs for their sumptuous and substantial texture, which adds depth to any dish. With a mildly nutty flavor complemented by hints of sweetness and umami, our Organic Black Pearl Kings are often feature in our Organic Gourmet Medley and Organic Gourmet Medley Subscription boxes.
Versatile and succulent, these mushrooms beautifully complement all 300+ recipes in our collection, infusing them with delicious undertones and enhancing the flavours of other ingredients. Whether sautéed, fried, baked, grilled, or battered, our Organic Black Pearl Kings are perfect for a wide range of preparations. From hearty stews and stir-fries to gourmet pizza toppings, savory sauces, and even desserts, these mushrooms bring depth and character to every dish.
What’s more, as with all mushrooms grown at Deer Manor, our Organic Black Pearl Kings are bioactive, nutritionally-dense powerhouses, research-proven to have antioxidant, antimutagenic, antitumor, antifungal, hypercholesterolemic, hypoglycemic, hyperlipidemic and immunomodulating properties. In particular, our Organic Black Pearl Kings may:
- Reduce inflammation and oxidative stress (see: Alam et al., 2010; Liang and Kitts, 2016; Kaheshani et al., 2019; Beelman et al., 2020; Jayakumar et al., 2007; Abdel-Monem et al., 2020; Abidin et al., 2016)
- Benefit heart health (see: Anandhi, 2013; Schneider et al., 2011; Dicks and Ellinger, 2020)
- Regulate blood sugar (see: Dicks and Ellinger, 2020; Jayasuriya et al., 2014; Khatun et al., 2007; Choudhury et al., 2013)
- Boost immunity (see: Urbancikova et al., 2020; Jesenak et al., 2013; Bergendiova and Majtan, 2011; Tanaka et al., 2015; Seo and Choi, 2021; Younis et al., 2015)