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We’re a wholesaler of dried mushrooms from Bulgaria. The minimum order quantity for each product is one box. Depending on the type of mushroom from 10 to 20 pounds. 

Established in 2010 as a trading company, Wild Mushroom Ltd is on the field with agricultural products. Following the dynamics of the fast-growing economy, we have increased our nomenclature and range. Currently, we’ve got over 100 products for the food industry. In our portfolio you will find both raw materials for subsequent production and ready-to-eat products in retail package Brands: ROSYE, BIO-CI, Products under the brand ROSYE are natural wildlife products grown by mother nature. When processed, the same principles are observed – no preservatives or colorants! The new one created economic link is the ideal solution for retailers. It ensures the delivery of fresh and high-quality products in a shorter time. And last but not least is the possibility of direct communication with the manufacturer that gives you the chance to modify any product in the way that you need

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Jelly ear (Auricularia auricula-judae)

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Description

Auricularia auricula-judae, which has the recommended English name jelly ear,also known as Judas’s ear or Jew’s ear, is a species of fungus in the order Auriculariales. Basidiocarps (fruit bodies) are brown, gelatinous, and have a noticeably ear-like shape. They grow on wood, especially elder. The specific epithet is derived from the belief that Judas Iscariot hanged himself from an elder tree; the common name “Judas’s ear” was largely eclipsed by the corruption “Jew’s ear”.

The fungus can be found throughout the year in Europe, where it normally grows on wood of broadleaf trees and shrubs. It was formerly thought to be a variable species with a worldwide distribution, but molecular research, based on cladistic analysis of DNA sequences, has shown that non-European species are distinct. The cultivated “A. auricula-judae” of China and East Asia is Auricularia heimuer and, to a lesser extent, A. villosula. The North American “A. auricula-judae” on broadleaf trees is Auricularia angiospermarum, with Auricularia americana on conifers.

Auricularia auricula-judae was used in folk medicine as recently as the 19th century for complaints including sore throats, sore eyes and jaundice, and as an astringent. It is edible, but not widely consumed.

 Product name  Jelly ear
 Product ID  WM-03
 Latin name  Auricularia auricula-judae
 Type  Dried
 Technology  In dehydrator up to 35 degrees 
 Nature  Wild
 Origin  Bulgaria
 Taste:  Very good, typical
 Smell:  Nice, typical
Weight 20.3 lbs
Dimensions 23 × 16 × 16 in

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