Shiitake mushrooms

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Shiitake mushrooms contain lentinan and lenthionine.[citation needed] Shiitake mushrooms are edible mushrooms sometimes used in cooking, and extracts of shiitake mushrooms are sold which claim to have various health benefits.

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Easily available, expensive as a cooking ingredient in comparison to ordinary mushrooms.

Equilibrant[edit | edit source]

Shiitake mushrooms are one of the ingredients in equilibrant, a supplement created to help patients with ME/CFS.

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ME/CFS - An acronym that combines myalgic encephalomyelitis with chronic fatigue syndrome. Sometimes they are combined because people have trouble distinguishing one from the other. Sometimes they are combined because people see them as synonyms of each other.

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