Fungi is the future of health
World Mushroom Society
medicinal mushroom information
Let’s build a healthier world together
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
Leading the way
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:
We Ask The Experts
Interviews with growers, producers and mycologists.
December 2022: Leo Xu, General Manager of Dr Noel’s Mushroom Powders
August 2022: Daniel Whitechurch, Co-Founder of Teelixir
July 2022: Skye Chilton, Founder of Real Mushrooms
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In-Depth Guides to Medicinal Mushrooms
New to medicinal mushrooms? Read our detailed guides about the history, taxonomy and benefits.
We are not a traditional society or club. World Mushroom Society is a collective of fungi enthusiasts and health advocates, sharing information and identifying top producers of high quality medicinal mushroom supplements.
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.
Learn the history, taxonomy, consumption, medical research, and consumption methods of medicinal mushrooms.
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