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Wild Mushrooms make Vitamin D!

Chanterelles in the wild are shown in the picture above.  Mushrooms are apparently  only vegetarian food that can actually make Vitamin D.... because they have “pro-vitamin,” or precursor, called ergosterol that  converts into vitamin D when exposed to the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) radia­tion.  It works in a similar way to  how skin synthesizes the vitamin… Continue reading Wild Mushrooms make Vitamin D!