Annanda Mushroom Forum The Exciting World of Medicinal Mushrooms – Tagged "conservation"


Annanda Mushroom Forum The Exciting World of Medicinal Mushrooms — conservation

Commercial Exploitation of Chaga | Overharvesting Concerns

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

The Two Sides of Chaga The medicinal mushroom inonotus obliquus has a rich history of medical use by local populations.  Chaga Mushrooms have been known to improve the immune response, lower blood sugar levels and combat abnormal cell growth. Chaga is also anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, relieves pain and purifies the blood and the liver.  Chaga Mushrooms are a powerful adaptogen to aid in the immune system's ability to heal and multitask on so many levels. The Chaga Mushroom is an amazing fungus that supports our health and well being.  Today, the anti cancer properties of chaga are one of its key beneficial effects. Further clinical...

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Mushrooms Can Heal our World

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

Why Fungi is Essential to Life on Earth As you read these words, fungi are changing the way that life happens, as they have done for more than a billion years. They are eating rock, making soil, digesting pollutants, nourishing plants, surviving in space, producing food, making medicines, manipulating animal behavior, and influencing the composition of the Earth’s atmosphere. Fungi make up one of life’s kingdoms – as broad and busy a category as “animals” or “plants” – and provide a key to understanding our planet. Yet fungi have received only a small fraction of the attention they deserve. The...

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