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?
Are mushrooms a plant or animal?
Are mushrooms a plant or animal? Of course, they are neither… But they do share similarities with both and that actually matters for how mushrooms are able to support our immune system. HOW MUSHROOMS BREATH Believe it or not, in a metabolic sense, mushrooms are actually more similar to humans than to plants. Unlike
What Is A Mushroom Fruiting Body?
If you’ve been shopping for medicinal mushrooms, you may have heard this term tossed around a lot… So what is “Fruiting Body”? (and why does it matter) Mushrooms consist of two parts – mycelium and fruiting body. Mycelium is the vegetative part of the mushroom. It appears as white filaments that grow through a nutritious
Nature’s Other Superstars
We love mushrooms, but sometimes you gotta’ shine the spotlight on natures other superstars! Here’s some of the “extra’s” that make our mushroom drinks so special. Ashwagandha What is it? Ashwagandha is a small evergreen shrub used in traditional medicine as an adaptogenic herb. It’s also been shown to improve memory and cognitive function, promote
Beginners Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms
Mushrooms can change lives*! Sound like a bold statement? Not when you consider that cultures around the world have been using mushrooms as medicine for centuries. Today, some of these same mushrooms are popping up in supplements and foods as science begins to recognize them for their functional benefits, including better sleep, more energy, less