Frequently Asked Questions

A Fungitarian is someone who includes mushrooms in their daily diet while still enjoying all other food groups. This lifestyle choice is driven by an understanding of the nutritional and medicinal value of mushrooms, and a desire to diversify our diets beyond traditional ingredients with sustainably grown real food.

Mushrooms are a powerhouse of nutrition. They are low in calories, fat, and net carbs while being high in fiber, Vitamin D, & contain all 9 essential amino acids making it a complete protein. They provide a hearty and satisfying alternative to meat, without the need for soy-based or processed substitutes.

Absolutely! Our mushrooms and Fungitarian Food line are vegetarian and vegan-friendly. They offer a rich source of protein and amino acids, making them a perfect fit for plant-based diets.

Gourmet mushrooms like Oyster, Lion’s Mane, Black Pearl King Oyster, Chestnut, and Maitake are packed with high levels of desired nutrients and have unique flavors and textures. They’re versatile in cooking and offer a range of health benefits, including immune support and antioxidant properties.

Yes, sustainability is at the core of our operations. Our mushrooms require minimal water and energy to produce. We use sustainable farming practices and our cultivation process has a low carbon footprint.

Embracing a Fungitarian lifestyle by incorporating mushrooms into your diet can boost your intake of essential nutrients, support your immune system, and may even have anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties.

Yes, mushrooms are low in calories yet high in fiber and protein, which can aid in feeling fuller for longer. This makes them an excellent food choice for those looking to manage and lose weight without sacrificing flavor or nutrition.

2lbs is the smallest quantity available to order online. If you’re looking for less than 2lb options, please visit our home page for a list of all grocery stores that carry Windy City Mushrooms.

Yes, we offer catering services for events, including weddings. We can provide up to 500 lbs of mushrooms, ensuring your guests enjoy the highest quality gourmet mushrooms at your event.

We offer 2-day shipping that ends on Thursday by noon. Orders placed after this time will be shipped out on Monday. For 1-day shipping, the cutoff is Friday by noon. Weekend orders can be placed for Monday delivery.

Orders placed after the 2-day shipping deadline on Thursday noon will be shipped out on Monday. For 1-day shipping orders placed after Friday noon, only the 1-day shipping option will be available.

Yes, they can. Many of our customers enjoy mushrooms as a meat alternative because of their satisfying texture and umami flavor. Our range includes varieties that mimic the flavors and textures of traditional meats, chicken, and seafood, such as lobster and crab.

We grow our mushrooms sustainably in our vertically integrated 50,000 sq ft facility. We use organic hardwood & soy hull for our substrate which is by products of other industry’s making sure less waste is being created. Allowing us to control the whole grow process. We are committed to local, sustainable, and affordable cultivation, ensuring the highest quality and freshness for every dinner plate in the country.

We offer a variety of fresh gourmet mushrooms, pre-cooked Fungitarian dishes, Fungitarian tinctures, and branded merchandise. Our products cater to a range of dietary preferences and are available for home delivery or purchase at select grocery stores.

Our website features a dedicated Recipes section with delicious and easy-to-follow mushroom recipes. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or a beginner, you’ll find inspiration to create amazing dishes with our mushrooms.

Yes, our mushrooms are featured in various restaurants and are available at select grocery stores. Check our website for a list of partners where you can find our products.

We specialize in a variety of gourmet mushrooms including Blue Oyster, Brown Oyster, Elm Oyster, Lion’s Mane and Maitake Each has its own unique flavor profile and culinary uses.

Absolutely! We are committed to providing the highest quality products. Our mushrooms are USDA Organic and non-GMO, ensuring you receive the best, most natural produce.

Our gourmet mushrooms are locally grown with a focus on quality and sustainability. We use innovative farming techniques to ensure the highest nutritional value and taste, setting us apart from mass-produced varieties.

Our mission extends beyond just selling mushrooms. We’re dedicated to educating the community about the benefits of mushrooms, addressing food deserts, and supporting local initiatives that promote health and sustainability.

Fresh mushrooms should not be left outside. Please refrigerate them upon receiving your package. They can remain in their original container. For best storage, cook the mushrooms and then freeze them.

Oyster mushrooms have a shelf life of 10-12 days in the fridge, while lion’s mane mushrooms last for 12-14 days.

Our Fungitarian cooked mushrooms last for 2 weeks in the fridge and up to 6 months in the freezer. They can be opened and refrozen if needed.


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