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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
Reduce inflammation
Improve brain health
Balance blood sugar
Support the nervous system
Increase energy
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Functional Fungi

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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In-Depth Guides to Medicinal Mushrooms

New to medicinal mushrooms? Read our detailed guides about the history, taxonomy and benefits.

About Us

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.

In-Depth Guides

Learn the history, taxonomy, consumption, medical research, and consumption methods of medicinal mushrooms.

Community & Quality

Connecting with mycologists, fungi enthusiasts and trusted producers of quality products.

Featured Guides

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Ultimate Guide To Lion’s Mane Mushrooms

The brain booster mushroom! New to Lion’s Mane? Start your journey here.

Ultimate Guide to Cordyceps Mushrooms

The mushroom that people are using for exercise and physical endurance.

Ultimate Guide to Reishi Mushrooms

Reishi is known as the ancient mushroom of immortality.

Chaga

Lion’s Mane

Reishi

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.

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DISCLAIMER

DISCLAIMER
The information on this website is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All information found here is not meant as a substitute for, or alternative to, information from your doctor for ongoing medical treatment you currently receive. If unsure, please consult with your doctor before using medicinal mushrooms. Any content related to cancer should not be considered as prescriptive medical advice and should not be a substitute for any cancer treatment, unless advised by your doctor first. The efficacy of these products has not been confirmed by TGA and FDA-approved research. If you are pregnant or on prescription drugs that thin the blood, consult with your medical professional before using medicinal mushrooms.
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