Fungi is the future of health
World Mushroom Society
Global resource for medicinal mushrooms
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Medicinal mushrooms have been used for thousands of years in traditional Eastern medicines. The Western world is discovering the power of the fungi.
Medicinal mushrooms can help:
Boost the immune system
Improve brain health
Balance blood sugar
Support the nervous system
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Functional mushrooms are a type of medicinal mushroom that has gained popularity in recent years. These mushrooms are specifically chosen for their beneficial compounds and nutrients that support optimal health. Functional mushrooms can be consumed in a number of ways, including capsules, extracts, powders, tinctures, and teas.
The following are the most popular medicinal mushrooms:
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We are a collective of fungi enthusiasts, healthcare professionals, researchers and scientists. Our mission is to advocate and educate the integration of medicinal and functional mushrooms into improving health and wellness.
Our team of authors and contributors reside across the globe – specialising in mycology, agronomy, environmental science, neuroscience, molecular biology and general health.
We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the lands on which we work and pay our respects to Indigenous Elders of past, present and emerging.
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