Mushrooms belong to the fungi kingdom.   Mushrooms are best thought of as nature’s recyclers.   Mushrooms convert dead organic matter into humus and then converts humus into life supporting nutrients.   From wikipedia In soil science, humus (coined 1790–1800; from the Latin humus: earth, ground) refers to the fraction of soil organic matter that is amorphous and without the "cellular cake structure characteristic of plants, micro-organisms or animal  …
Cordycep mushrooms (Cordyceps sinensis) are also known as caterpillar fungus, winter worm and summer grass mushrooms.     Cordyceps obtains its nutrients and from moth larvae or caterpillars that live in the high altitude areas of China, Tibet and Nepal.     The local herdsmen of Tibet  observed that when their cattle and sheep grazed in the area where cordyceps grew, the animals grew strong     In Traditional Chinese medicine,…
The Power of Mushrooms Mushrooms have been used over the centuries for the flavor they add to food. Mushrooms are fungi, do not contain chlorpphyl and metabolize decaying organic matter. Medicinal mushrooms have a history of Traditional use. The most oftened-used mushrooms come from genera, Auricularia, Flammulina, Ganoderma, Grifola, Lentinus, Trametes (Coriolus) and Tremella. Their medicinal properties as well as the medicinal effects they produce in the human body occur…