Functional Mushrooms 101

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Optimize Your Day with Functional Mushrooms

If you’re curious about using functional mushrooms to support daily health and long-term wellness, we have some tips to help you get started.*

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Cordyceps and Cardiovascular Health

Cordyceps can be a powerful partner for heart health, good nutrition, regular exercise, and stress management.*

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The Difference Between Functional and Psychedelic Mushrooms

Functional mushrooms are generally used in supplemental form for things like supporting heart, brain, and immune health, while psychedelic mushrooms provide a euphoric or hallucinogenic effect.*

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Cordyceps and Collagen Production

Are you looking for natural ways to boost the health and appearance of your skin? If so, taking Cordyceps mushrooms may help support healthy skin by boosting collagen production, the protein that s...

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How to Choose the Right Mushroom Supplement

With the increasing number of mushroom supplements on the market, it's more important than ever to know what makes a good supplement and how to choose the right one.

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The Best Time to Take Mushroom Gummies for Maximum Benefits

Functional mushrooms can be consumed at any time of day, though their effects may be magnified when timed with certain activities.*

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Can Cordyceps Turn Humans into Zombies?

The type of Cordyceps found in supplements used for centuries in Chinese medicine is not harmful to humans. The zombie Cordyceps is in the same fungi family but in a different species called ophioC...

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Cordyceps Mushrooms: An Aphrodisiac for Sexual Wellness

It may be hard to believe that a "caterpillar fungus" could be a popular aphrodisiac, but Cordyceps mushrooms have been used for sexual health in traditional medicine for years.*

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Functional Mushroom Benefits: Mycelium vs. Fruiting Body

If you're interested in mushrooms and their potential health benefits, you may have heard the terms "mycelium" and "fruiting bodies" thrown around. But what do these terms actually mean?

Adaptogen mushrooms for health benefits

The Complete Guide to Adaptogens

Adaptogens work by helping your body better adapt to the stressors it faces as part of everyday living. When we’re exposed to stress, this triggers a domino effect of responses within the body.*    

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The Ultimate Guide to Cordyceps

Cordyceps have a long history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine for various ailments. Today, many people use Cordyceps to help support athletic performance, endurance, energy, healthy aging, h...

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How Functional Mushroom Support Immune Health

Lion's Mane, Cordyceps, and Reishi are all functional mushrooms used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese medicine. They have been used for several health benefits but may also provide imm...