Shiitake is one of the most sought after edible mushrooms on our planet. The species name, lentinula edodes, literally means edible! In addition to being delicious, shiitake health benefits have been admired in China for centuries. In modern scientific studies, shiitake mushroom is shown to be a powerful prebiotic and probiotic that supports digestion. Make shiitake mushroom supplements and blends a priority in your daily routine!