Botanical name: Hericium erinaceus
Common name: Lion's Mane
This wonderful health and medicinal mushroom has it all. A cool name, medicinal properties, and tasty.
Lions mane is known as the brain mushroom in the medicinal side, and the lobster mushroom on the edible side.
There are many ways to prepare Lions Mane. Some people refer to the dry saute on medium high heat until both sides are browned then add butter, pepper, and salt. Others enjoy this mushroom as crab cakes for vegans or vegetarians.
There are many ongoing studies that are trying to see if this is the miracle mushroom for dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and repairing nerve damage.