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Top Cap Mushrooms is a small farm offering exceptional gourmet varieties expertly grown to hand-tended perfection. Since 2015, our micro-eco farm has used innovative techniques to grow mushrooms of unrivaled beauty and taste.

We seek to share the extraordinary flavors and health benefits of the world’s most cherished mushroom varieties, and our environmentally conscious methods ensure that they're brought to you in the most mindful way - we source organic grain, offset our operations with solar power, and prioritize water conservation at every level of production.

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RECIPES

 
Oyster Mushroom and Brie Risotto

Oyster Mushroom and Brie Risotto

Lion's Mane Mushroom and Ginger Burgers

Lion's Mane Mushroom and Ginger Burgers

Nameko and Soba Noodle Soup

Nameko and Soba Noodle Soup

Biscuits and Pioppino Gravy

Biscuits and Pioppino Gravy

Polenta with Greens and Mixed Mushrooms

Polenta with Greens and Mixed Mushrooms

Oyster Mushroom Quiche

Oyster Mushroom Quiche

Lion's Mane Scampi

Lion's Mane Scampi

Baked Oyster Mac

Baked Oyster Mac

health benefits

 
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Gourmet mushrooms offer incredible nutritional value and long-term health benefits. We've collected some helpful resources here.

This chart, originally published in Paul Stamets' Mycelium Running, gives an overview of the nutritional properties of some powerhouse varieties, including Lion's Mane, Nameko, and Blue Oyster.

For further information, check out the linked articles on the following varieties:

Agrocybe aegerita (Pioppino)

Hericium erinaceus (Lion's Mane)

Pleurotus ostreatus (Oyster)

For a comprehensive guide to the medicinal properties of mushrooms, check out Paul Stamets' MycoMedicinals.

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WHERE TO FIND US

 

Top Cap Mushrooms is at Diablo Valley Farmers' Market every Saturday from 9-1, year-round, and Moraga Farmers' Market every Sunday from 9-1, year-round.

 

We were honored to be featured in the Winter 2018 edition of Edible East Bay. Check out the article by photographer and recipe developer Rezel Kealoha for our story, gorgeous photos of our varieties, and warming, mushroom-centered recipes.