They are popular species of mushrooms that are edible and are mycorrhizal fungi forming symbiotic relation with plants in order to make the process of their cultivation difficult. They are also known as Cantherallus. They are known to have beta-carotenes in them, along with numerous amounts of vitamin D in them.
Cantherallus, also known as Chanterelles, has an eye-catching appearance and good taste and odour. They are a rich source of proteins like riboflavin and niacin and minerals such as potassium, copper and selenium; they also contain large amounts of antioxidants, amino acids and vitamins such as A, D and B.
They have been known for their medicinal benefits for thousands of years and have gained a lot of popularity because they are the most widely used medicinal herb all over the world. It maintains good brain health and improves the mood of a person.
They originated in Europe from Scandinavia to the Mediterranean Basin and are found mainly in the deciduous and coniferous forests. These are the species of golden chanterelle mushrooms.
- Helps in the healing of wounds
- Improves blurry vision
- Possess iron-chelation activity
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