Add a teaspoon to soups, stews, eggs, stir fry, risotto and others for the extra nutritional kick
The exotic Shiitake (Lentinula edodes) mushrooms have been used in Asian cuisines for many centuries. These tasty and healthy mushrooms are now obtaining popularity in western countries. They have an abundant and unique smoky flavour with an intense fragrance. Powdered shiitake will improve a dish with an intense savoury or umami taste. Rub onto meats or add to stir-fries, sauces as well as soups.BUY NOW
Shiitake mushrooms are an abundant source of B vitamins, vitamin D and also anti-oxidants. They have natural antiviral and also immunity-boosting properties and assist to reduced cholesterol and support cardiovascular wellness.
Although Maitake mushroom has been used in Japan and China for thousands of years, it has only gained popularity in the other parts of the world over the last twenty years. People are praising this mushroom for its promises of health, vitality, and longevity.BUY NOW
LION'S MANE POWDER
Lion's Mane (Hericium erinaceus) mushroom has one of the most unique appearances in the Fungi Kingdom, with white coral-like structures that look like a Lion's Mane. This mushroom has been utilised in China for many centuries and is ingrained into their traditional medicine due to the wide range of health advantages it supplies.BUY NOW
The Lion's Mane mushroom is frequently used for its bioactive substances that are believed to improve cognitive ability, by supporting neural growth, antioxidant activity and decrease inflammation. The mushroom is also said to enhance sleep quality and mood.
Cordyceps militaris is a parasitic fungi that grows on the larvae of insects. When these fungi attack their host, they replace its tissue and sprout long, slender stems that grow outside the host’s body. BUY NOW
Modern methods of cultivation don't require insect larvae allowing the fungi to be farmed. The fungi has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for centuries to boost exercise performance, treat fatigue, sickness, kidney disease and low sex drive.
The fungi has a savoury, umami quality with a deep earthy, nutty flavour that enhances the overall quality of foods, especially soups and broths.
The Reishi mushroom (Ganoderma lucidum) is a fungus that grows in hot and humid conditions and is a staple in Eastern medicine. Known as the "Mushroom of Immortality," may boost the immune system, may have anti-cancer properties, can help in the fights fatigue, depression and anxiety. BUY NOW
Reishi may also improve heart health, assist in blood sugar control and contains antioxidants.
The Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) grows on birch trees throughout the northern hemisphere. It resembles a dark wart more than a mushroom, but is distinguished from other growths by its orange tissue.BUY NOW
Chaga is a nutrient dense superfood containing a wide variety of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. It is packed with antioxidants, may lower cholesterol and blood pressure and provides support for the immune system.
TURKEY TAIL POWDER
Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor) mushrooms are one of the most common mushrooms in the forest, and they grow all around the world. Yet they’re also one of the most expensive medicinal mushrooms to buy. The high price tag is driven by the fact that they have so many astounding medicinal benefits.
Turkey Tail mushrooms are said to have the following medicinal uses:
- May help improve immune responses against infection and common illnesses (including the common cold)
- May improves cancer survival rates (5-year survival post diagnosis) when used in combination with traditional cancer treatments
- May help combat HPV (human papillomavirus) when used with Reishi mushroom
- Turkey tail mushrooms are rich in antioxidant compounds, helping the body fight free radicals and adapt to oxidative stress
- Contains prebiotic compounds that help to improve digestion, and can help promote a healthy microbiome.
Porcini (Boletus edulis) are a mycorrhizal requiring a symbiotic relationship with trees such as pines, spruce, hemlock, fir and oak.BUY NOW
Porcini Mushroom is popular in both French and Italian cuisines or its deeply nutty, savoury flavour, but adoration of its chewy texture and hearty mouthfeel span the globe. A good meat-substitute in pastas, risottos, soups, and stir fries, Porcini Mushrooms are a treat for vegetarians and omnivores alike!