How Mushrooms Are Grown Around The World
You might be feeling like you’re stuck at home right now, so I thought it would be fun to try and take you on a little adventure, and to visit some really unique and interesting mushroom farms in South East China, all from the comfort of your own home. Now, I don’t really have enough
Does Cordyceps Really Grow On Bugs? Know The Difference
You might have seen the popular video from the BBC, which shows Cordyceps fungus turning ants into Zombies. Or maybe you’ve played the video game “The Last of Us”, where Cordyceps infects humans and causes a global collapse. You might be wondering… “Is there any truth to this? Should I be concerned about Cordyceps turning me
Why Are Some Mushrooms So Hard To Grow?
Why can’t all mushrooms be cultivated? Why are some at the grocery store, and some need to be wild harvested? The sad truth is – not all mushrooms are so easy to grow. In fact, some of the world’s most popular gourmet mushrooms are still only found in the forest. Mushrooms can be broken down
This Is Why Mushrooms Are Superfoods
You’re stressed. Tired. Cranky. And your last workout definitely wasn’t up to par. According to Dr. Google, superfoods could be the ultimate solution! The problem? It seems like just about everything is being touted as a superfood these days, and the “most effective” ones tend to cost more per serving than you spent on your entire first
Mushrooms and Focus: Beating Brain Fog with Lion’s Mane
You know those days when you’re ready to hit the ground running and blow through your to-do list — only to be stopped in your tracks when your brain refuses to cooperate? Say hello to brain fog. Brain fog is a pretty common complaint regardless of age, and it can strike at the most inopportune
How To Focus and Get More Done [7 Smart Tips]
Focus. Some days it can be an elusive beast — like a unicorn. Or Bigfoot. But it’s essential for productivity at home and at work, especially if you have big goals to crush. You’re not alone if you’re wondering how to focus and how to get more done. A lot of people struggle to stay
Understanding The Language Of Medicinal Mushrooms (Exploring “Shroomisms”)
Mycelium, fruiting body, beta-d glucan… what does it all mean? Since September is National Mushroom Month, we thought it would be fun to nerd-out for a minute and explain some of the common terms or “shroomisms” in the world of medicinal mushrooms. 1. Spores Spores are often thought of as the “seeds” of the
How To Find Wild Lion’s Mane (Hericium species)
Lion’s Mane are an easy to identify gourmet and medicinal species that you need to add to your wild foraging repertoire. Typically “Lion’s Mane” refers to Hericium erinaceus, which is the variety that is cultivated for both culinary and medicinal species. But there are two other closely related hericium species that you are much more likely
Why We’re Still Talking About Turkey Tail Mushroom 3000 Years Later
Turkey Tail (otherwise known as Trametes versicolor) is one of the most studied, the most storied, and the most ancient of all the medicinal mushrooms. It’s also the one you’re most likely to see on a short jaunt through the forest. And even though the mushroom itself is quite common, the benefits and amazing medicinal
5 Medicinal Mushrooms You’ve Never Heard Of (Benefits and More)
Medicinal mushrooms are all special and unique in their own way.
But some get more attention than others.
In this article, I wanted to take a look at some of the less-popular, but still super powerful and interesting medicinal mushrooms.
Lion’s Mane and Maitake – The Hardest Working Medicinal Mushrooms
Some mushrooms just work a little harder than others… In this case, the two that come to mind are quite possibly the hardest working mushrooms of all – Lion’s Mane and Maitake. What makes them so special? Lion’s Mane and Maitake hold the designation of being both delicious culinary mushrooms AND medicinal powerhouses. So whether
Why Cordyceps and Chaga are SUPERSTARS of The Mushroom World
All medicinal mushrooms have polysaccharides, and they are all different shapes. These compounds interact with our bodies in different ways, which is why you can think of each mushroom as having its own “super power.” Other than polysaccharides, mushrooms also contain phenols, sterols, triterpenes and more – which can all benefit our health in different