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Is black fungus vegan?

Black fungus is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is black fungus?

Black fungus, also known as wood ear mushroom, is a type of edible fungi that grows on tree trunks and branches. With its distinct black color and jelly-like texture, it is a staple in Chinese cuisine, particularly in stir-fries, soups, and salads. It is low in calories and high in fiber, making it a nutritious ingredient to incorporate into your meals. Black fungus is also rich in iron, calcium, and vitamins, making it a great addition to vegetarian and vegan diets. Its subtle earthy flavor and crunchy texture make it a versatile ingredient that can add depth and complexity to any dish.

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