One of the challenges to effectively using these gifts from the fungal world is knowing how to process them. While plants have cellulose, mushrooms have chitin. This substance is extremely hard and makes extraction difficult. The usual methods of making teas and tinctures don’t work.
This page is a collection of the best resources I have encountered for:
-learning how to thoroughly and effectively extract the healing properties from fungi
-reliable information on how various species can be used
-where to find the best quality products products
Top quality organic powders and capsules processed in a way that makes the 1,3-Beta Glucans bioavailable.
Excellent information on ways to process mushrooms for folks who prefer to make their own medicine.
A slide lecture from Christopher Hobbs, a highly respected herbalist who was teaching about mushrooms before they became trendy.
An overview of the history, chemistry and therapeutics of mushrooms from Christopher Hobbs
The home of Paul Stamets, the godfather of therapeutic mushroom use in the US.
A Reishi monograph from Renee Davis