Top 5 Functional Mushrooms
There are an estimated 2.2 to 3.8 million species of fungi on the planet. So far, only about 120,000 have been classified and named. But within that 120,000 lie a few special mushrooms that can benefit our health in incredible ways. They have passed the insanely high bar to be recognized as “medicinal” or “functional”
Choosing A Mushroom Supplement? Here’s 4 Things To Know
When we started FreshCap, there was almost no one selling mushroom supplements. It just wasn’t a thing. Now, there are a bewildering number of choices for consumers, with new ones popping up everyday. So… how are you to know the what to pick? Here are the top 4 things that you need to look out
3 Ways To Use Mushroom Powder
Mushroom extract powder is one of the most versatile ways to get the benefits of mushrooms into your life. Powders are easy to mix and match- and ideal for creating your perfect mushroom moments all throughout the day. Here are three ways to use extract powders: 1. Mix Into Your Coffee If you’re like the
Thrive 6 Is Now “Ultimate Mushroom Complex”
We have BIG news (kinda…) Our most-loved mushroom blend, Thrive 6, is getting a fresh new look, and a cool new name: Ultimate Mushroom Complex It feels like a huge deal to me (Thrive 6 was our FIRST product!), but really it’s not: Exact same powerful mushroom blend inside Exact same levels of active
Mushrooms Make Magic Molecules
What Makes Mushrooms Magic? All mushrooms are magical- but there are a handful of species that stand miles above the rest in terms of their ability to help our mind and body thrive. And like so many other things in life- it’s what’s inside that counts. Here’s a quick breakdown of the compounds that make the
Mushroom Of The Year 2021
Mushrooms seem to get more and more popular every year, and 2021 was no different. The world is becoming aware of the amazing power of mushrooms, and it truly is awesome to see! But this year, there were actually TWO mushrooms that stood above the rest in terms of popularity. 1. Lion’s Mane Lion’s Mane has always
Mushroom Lovers Gift Guide 2021
It’s that time of year when finding the perfect gift for your loved ones can turn you into less than a ‘fun-guy’… Lucky for you, we teamed up with some of our favourite artists and makers to come up with these super cool mushroom gift ideas for all your nearest and dearest ‘shroom-mates’! 1. Mushroom-print
The Mind Blowing Ways That Reishi Can Grow
Is Reishi sentient? How did it know how to do that?! Ganoderma lucidum The spirit mushroom The mushroom of immortality Whatever you wanna call it, Reishi is freakin’ cool. Not only because it has medicinal properties, but also in the way that it grows… From “antlers” to “conks” read on to see some of the
Can You “Stack” Mushrooms? (Combining Different Types)
Can you take different types of mushrooms at the same time? A common question with functional mushrooms is whether or not you can “stack” different mushroom supplements, ie. take multiple types of mushrooms at the same time or as part of a blended supplement strategy. The answer is 💯 yes you can, and it is
Complete Guide To Turkey Tail Mushroom (Trametes versicolor)
Turkey tail mushroom is a medicinal powerhouse that has long been prized for its effects on immunity, inflammation, infections and more. It’s not hard to find the eye-catching fan-shaped formations of turkey tail mushroom when you’re out on a hike. But this mushroom is far more than an interesting natural specimen. Inside its striking exterior,
What Are Cordyceps Mushrooms? This Guide Tells All!
Cordyceps is a unique mushroom prized for its positive effects on energy, immunity, lung health and exercise performance*. Everything about cordyceps mushroom sets it apart from its fellow medicinal fungi—from the way it grows to its anecdotal fame as an athletic performance enhancer. But is any of the cordyceps lore true? Well, we can tell
Mushroom Extract VS. Mushroom Powder: What’s The Difference?
Mushroom-lingo can get a little confusing…. And if you are new to mushroom supplements, it can be hard to know what’s best! But if you are looking to get the most benefit from nature’s most powerful superfood, it is important to know the difference between an extraction and a simple powder. What is mushroom extract?