Mushroom Blog

An ever growing list of posts all about mushrooms and related things
11 December, 2021
Cordyceps: A Stamina Boosting Mushroom. Part 5

Cordyceps mushroom is a beneficial fungus that has been used as a herbal remedy for centuries. It is considered to have many health benefits, from increasing energy levels to boosting the immune system. This article will discuss some of its …

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2 December, 2021
Cordyceps: A Stamina Boosting Mushroom. Part 4

Cordyceps mushrooms have a lot of benefits. They include the ability to boost energy, increase stamina and enhance performance in both athletes and those who suffer from fatigue or chronic illness. They also have a history of nearly 5,000 years …

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29 November, 2021
Cordyceps: A Stamina Boosting Mushroom. Part 3

Cordyceps mushrooms are the most expensive organism on earth. They are considered a delicacy in Chinese cuisine. However, they have more applications than just being eaten. From ancient times to recent studies, there have been many different findings of how …

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22 November, 2021
Cordyceps: A Stamina Boosting Mushroom. Part 2

Cordyceps, also known as stamina boosting mushrooms, among many other names, is a traditional Chinese medicine used for centuries. In addition to its use in herbal medicines, it has been recently introduced as a health supplement due to its reported …

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11 November, 2021
Cordyceps: A Stamina Boosting Mushroom. Part 1

Cordyceps mushroom is a pretty exciting fungus and one that has been used for thousands of years in Chinese traditional medicine. It can be found growing on the larvae of ghost moths which live in places at high altitudes.

The …

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4 November, 2021
Maitake: The Dancing Mushroom

Maitake mushrooms are among the most popular and healthful fungi you can ever find. This mushroom has several names depending on the area. For example, in Japanese, “maitake” means dancing mushroom. In other places, you will find it called "Hen …

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13 August, 2021
Lion's Mane: the Brain and Nervous System Mushroom. Part 5.

Lion's Mane mushroom is the next big thing in the health and wellness industry. It is associated with many health benefits, including relieving symptoms associated with medical conditions. This is the final part of the Lion's Mane series where we …

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7 August, 2021
Lion's Mane: the Brain and Nervous System Mushroom. Part 4.

Lion's Mane mushroom is a hairy mushroom that resembles the king of the jungle. Like most mushrooms, Lion's Mane mushrooms are known to offer several health benefits. It has many active compounds like beta-glucan and other antioxidants that benefit your …

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2 August, 2021
Lion's Mane: the Brain and Nervous System Mushroom. Part 3.

If you are hearing about the Lion's Mane mushroom for the first time, chances are you have a lot of questions about it. Even if you are an experienced forager, there are many things about Lion's Mane mushroom that you …

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27 July, 2021
Lion's Mane: the Brain and Nervous System Mushroom. Part 2.

Lion's Mane is described as a mushroom for your brain and the nervous system. It can be used to support mood, cognitive functions, and mental clarity. Several types of lion's mane are available, as discussed in part one of the …

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23 July, 2021
Lion's Mane: the Brain and Nervous System Mushroom. Part 1.

Lion's Mane is large, shaggy, and white mushroom that looks like a lion's mane hence the name. Over the years, they have been used for medicinal and culinary purposes in various countries. The mushrooms are rich in bioactive substances that …

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18 July, 2021
Morel Mushrooms: Discover this unusual sac fungi

People hunt morels as a hobby, eat or sell them. Morels are rich in vitamins and nutrients, and they are also said to have some medicinal properties that need more research. Those who hunt them for business purposes understand how …

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10 July, 2021
Reishi: Everything you've ever desired to know

The Reishi mushroom, scientifically known as Ganoderma lingzhi, is nicknamed the mushroom of immortality and goes by many names. For example, they are called simply lingzhi, mushroom of immortality, or ten thousand year mushroom in Asia. In North America, …

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2 July, 2021
10 Amazing Benefits of Matcha

Matcha has gained popularity in recent years, and it is common to find matcha latte, teas, shots, mushrooms, and desserts in stores dealing in health and wellness products. Most often matcha is confused with green tea, probably because they are

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1 July, 2021
8 Types of Oyster Mushrooms

Oyster mushrooms are edible fungi that usually grow on logs or stems of hardwood trees. They are among the widely consumed mushrooms worldwide. The name oyster was derived from its short stem and oyster-shaped caps. In some types, the stem …

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19 June, 2021
Mushroom Powder Uses: Ultimate Guide

Have you ever wondered about mushroom powder uses? Over the years, most people grew up consuming mushrooms wholly on a pizza or mixed in a salad. Chances are, most of these mushrooms are white button or brown creminis mushrooms. This …

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16 June, 2021
Nutritional Benefits of Shiitake Mushrooms

Shiitake mushrooms are dark brown to tan edible mushrooms that can be traced to East Asia. They have a cap that grows between 2 and 4 inches. They are typically fungi that you can find growing naturally on decaying trees …

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13 June, 2021
Amazing Nutritional Benefits of Oyster Mushrooms

Oysters mushrooms are a group of mushrooms found in most continents on earth. So far, there are several known types of these mushrooms. Pleurotus ostreatus, also called American oyster mushroom, is a common species widely used. All oyster mushrooms …

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27 April, 2021
How to slash cancer risk by 45%

A study by researchers at Penn State University suggests that eating a small amount of mushrooms each day slashes your risk of getting cancer by 45%.

The research paper, released on 16 March 2021 in the publication Advances in

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