MUSHROOMS could be the "missing link" in bridging Australia's food nutrition gaps.
Nutrition Research Australia (NRAUS) is looking to identify nutrition issues within the Australian food industry's food service sector, and use mushrooms to help out.
The three-year research project is managed by the Australian Mushroom Growers Association and funded by Hort Innovation.
NRAUS chief executive officer Dr Flavia Fayet-Moore said the mushrooms have special nutritional and culinary properties, which make them valuable commodities in the nation's food supply.
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