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Functional mushrooms, also known as medicinal mushrooms or adaptogenic mushrooms are quite the rage in the wellness world today. Why that is you may ask? More and more people are discovering the bountiful benefits they possess. Not to get these mushrooms confused with hallucinogenic fungi. Rather they are a distinct group of edible fungi known for their unique health benefits and versatile in their potential uses.
Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum): Reishi mushrooms are often called the “mushroom of immortality” in traditional Chinese medicine. They are believed to have adaptogenic properties, supporting the body’s ability to adapt to stress. Reishi is also associated with immune system support.
Chaga (Inonotus obliquus): Chaga mushrooms grow on birch trees and have been used in traditional Siberian and Russian medicine. They are rich in antioxidants and are believed to support immune function.
Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus): Lion’s Mane mushrooms are known for their distinctive appearance and potential cognitive benefits. Some studies suggest that compounds in Lion’s Mane may promote the production of nerve growth factor (NGF), which is important for the growth and maintenance of neurons.
Turkey Tail: (Trametes versicolor): Turkey Tail has a range of benefits. Some of the most prominent include immune system support, antioxidant properties, digestive health, anti-inflammatory effects, and respiratory health.