Mushrooms seem to be everywhere and showing up in ways that are a bit unexpected. I first discovered crispy oyster
in Taiwan, but at the show this year I saw
Yuguo shiitake chips
from China.They are light and crunchy and supposedly healthy. I like them a lot. There were also two kinds of mushroom jerky, one made from mushroom caps and another made from mushroom stems in "Zesty Thai" flavor, available from Pan's Mushroom Jerky
. Last but not least there were somewhat medicinal elixirs, cocoa and “coffee” made from lion's mane, chaga and reishi mushrooms by
Four Sigmatic. I wasn’t crazy about how they tasted but they are being sold more as a health product than a gourmet one.