Stock Photo Description
Stock photo of Shitake Mushroom Log and mushrooms growing in nature. A Shitake Mushroom Log is a common sight during autumn in forested woodlands with this particular type of fungi being a superb wild food known scientifically as Lentinula edodes it is native to east Asia and thrives in damp dark cool woodland areas. This macro photo of the Shitake mushrooms was taken on Japan at Togakushi. In Japan the Shitake Mushroom Log can be found in big DIY superstores where they sell the logs which have had holes drilled into them and have been filled with spores of the Shitake mushroom making it an easy way to grow this delicious mushroom and wild food if found on a fungal forage growing naturally.