Tag Archives: Medicinal Mushrooms

The Ancient Love of Mushrooms

With the last day of summer behind us, we are reminded by the beautiful first signs of autumn, the grace in letting go. As the air turns crisp and the abundant harvests from summer are gathered from the gardens, we prepare for the arrival of fall. Each passing season has sage lessons to teach those who’re willing to listen. We

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Health Benefits of Chaga Mushroom

Chaga mushrooms contain a wide variety of vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. The Chaga mushroom grows on birch trees throughout the northern hemisphere. It resembles a dark clump of dirt more than a mushroom but is distinguished from other growths by its orange tissue. Doctors, alternative medicine advocates, and researchers are increasingly interested in the potential health benefits of the Chaga mushroom (Inonotus

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Health Benefits of Reishi {Ganoderma lucidum}

Also, Known As: Ling Chi Ling Zhi Reishi Known in Japan as the ‘phantom mushroom’ because it can be so very difficult to find, the reishi generally grows on old Japanese plum trees. Reishi is so rare that only about 10 mushrooms would be found growing on about 100,000 plum trees. Finally, it was the Japanese Shigeaki Mori who perfected

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