Cordyceps is a widely known medicinal mushroom with extensive research upholding its potential to enhance exercise performance by supporting higher levels of endurance, stamina, and libido. One of the most interesting aspects of this species is the fact that it is parasitic, infecting a host (typically an insect) in order to grow. However, there are other methods taken when producing a cordyceps supplement.
Reishi is known as the mushroom of immortality in regards to its potential benefits of enhancing immune system function. With a rich history in TCM (Traditional Chinese medicine) this polypore mushroom is truly a gem of nature with anti-allergy, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, immune boosting, and liver regenerating properties.
An introduction of fungi that reviews common misconceptions of this species and their capability to heal the planet as well as ourselves via mycelium. Including a quick overview of popular medicinal mushroom species used in tradition for thousands of years, now upheld with science.