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Is volvariella volvacea vegan?

Volvariella volvacea is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is volvariella volvacea?

Volvariella volvacea, commonly known as the straw mushroom, is a popular edible fungus that has been cultivated in Asia for centuries. Its cap is small, round, and tan with a delicate texture and a mild flavor that is often compared to that of button mushrooms. This ingredient is low in calories and high in nutrients, including protein, fiber, potassium, and B vitamins. Due to its versatility in the kitchen, straw mushrooms are commonly used in a variety of Asian dishes, such as stir-fries, soups, and curries. Its unique flavor and texture make it a popular ingredient among both vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.

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