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8 Awesome Mushroom Products You Have to Try

March 23, 2024

When cauliflower became pizza crust and rice, mushrooms said, “Hold my beer.” Earthy, nutrient-dense mushrooms have now made their way into an array of innovative food and drink products. It started with coffee, and now extends to protein bars, jerky, and more. The best part: This culinary evolution highlights a variety of mushroom types, including flavorful shiitake and functional mushrooms like cordyceps and lion’s mane. These mushroom-infused treats offer a delicious way to incorporate the benefits of fungi into your daily routine. 

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1. Balanced Tiger Functional Mushroom Protein Bars

Packed with 1500mg of functional mushrooms, 11g of protein, and only 4g added sugar, these bars are delicious (with no mushroom taste) and satisfying. They come in indulgent flavors like Peanut Butter Chocolate, Vanilla Chai, and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, with adaptogenic mushrooms like reishi, chaga, and cordyceps.

Buy it: Balanced Tiger bars, $30 for 12

2. OM Mushroom Hot Chocolate

There’s nothing quite like a cozy cup of hot chocolate to wind down at the end of the day — and this product takes that concept to another level. It’s made with lion’s mane, reishi, chaga, and turkey tail mushrooms to help relieve stress and promote relaxation. Plus, it only has 2g added sugar per serving. 

Buy it: OM Mushroom Hot Chocolate, $40 for an 8.47-ounce canister (30 servings)

3. Snacklins  

Sometimes you just need a crunchy, savory snack — and in those moments, you can now get in some mushrooms at the same time with Snacklins. With a combo of root veggie yuca, mushrooms, onion, and seasonings, they’re essentially a gluten- and grain-free, plant-based version of pork rinds. Choose Nacho, Barbeque, Teriyaki, Cinnamon Churro — there’s a flavor for every craving.

Buy it: Snacklins, $22 for 6 26-gram bags

4. Pan’s Mushroom Jerky 

When it comes to jerky, mushrooms might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But if you’re craving a chewy, meaty, savory snack, trust us, you’ll want to give this mushroom jerky a try. Made with shiitake mushrooms, it’s gluten free, vegan, and a good source of fiber, and it comes in rich flavors like Teriyaki, Applewood BBQ, and Zesty Thai. Plus, it has a tender texture that’s reminiscent of the real deal, so you won’t miss the meat. 

Buy it: Pan’s Mushroom Jerky, $8 for a 2.2-ounce package

5. Four Sigmatic Mushroom Coffee

Coffee was the first place we noticed mushroom-infused products, and Four Sigmatic is the OG in this space. If you want to level up your morning brew, look no further. Whether you want better focus, stronger immunity, gut support, more or less caffeine, Four Sigmatic has a mushroom-enhanced product for you. The coffees are available in regular or instant, and there’s no trace of mushroom taste.

Buy it: Four Sigmatic coffee, prices vary


Speaking of coffee — for some, it just isn’t the best thing to start the day. If you want to kick your coffee habit, MUD/WTR’s mushroom coffee alternative might be right up your alley. This blend of cacao, masala chai, and functional mushrooms offers a morning ritual that’s energizing, flavorful, and nutritious, with just a fraction of the caffeine in coffee. 

Buy it: MUD/WTR, $60 for 30 servings

7. Ryze Superfoods Mushroom Matcha

Talk about a powerhouse blend: As if matcha wasn’t healthy enough on its own, this ceremonial-grade powder is infused with not one, but six functional mushrooms. Each sip is designed to deliver a dose of calm, steady energy, making it the perfect companion for your busy days. 

Buy it: Ryze Superfoods Mushroom Matcha, $36 for 30 servings 

8. SOMOS Smoky Chipotle Mushrooms

Here’s a convenient meal starter that’s heat-and-eat convenient, with a burst of smoky chipotle flavor. Add these tasty shrooms to tacos, burritos, and tostadas, stir into a frittata with some cheese — it’s a versatile meat alternative or a flavor booster for your favorite dishes. 

Buy it: SOMOS Smoky Chipotle Mushrooms, $27 for 6 10-ounce pouches

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