It seems like mushrooms are all that anyone’s talking about in health food circles right now. While these aren’t of the hallucinogenic variety, they almost feel like “magic mushrooms” in their own rite: various types have been touted for boosting immunity, fighting cancer, and containing high amounts of antioxidants (hello, anti-aging!)

According to Whole Foods trend forecast, functional mushrooms should be on your radar, with varieties like reishi, chaga, cordyceps, and lion’s mane getting street cred as wellness ingredients in dietary supplements and coffee, tea, snack bars, and broth.

I’m personally looking for ways to incorporate all sorts of mushrooms into my diet, and while different species contain different levels of benefits, they’re all pretty darn good for you.

Keep scrolling for 10 delicious recipes that’ll help you get your daily dose of 2020’s official It Food.

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Creamy French Lentils with Mushrooms & Kale, The First Mess

Mushroom Gnocchi with Arugula and Walnut Pesto, Pinch of Yum

Mushroom & Asparagus White Burrata Cheese Pizza with Balsamic, Half Baked Harvest



Mushroom & Brussels Sprouts Hash, Joy the Baker

Avocado Club Sandwich with Marinated Portobello Mushrooms, Dolly and Oatmeal

4 Cheese & Mushroom Rolled Lasagna, The Modern Proper



Wild Mushrooms, Sautéed Kale, and Eggs, Camille Styles

Toast with Mushrooms & Goat Cheese, What Should I Eat for Breakfast Today

Spinach Mushroom & Feta Frittata, Love Grows Wild



Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Crispy Goat Cheese, A Beautiful Plate