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BioResearch Update introduces medicinal mushrooms.
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Shiitake Mushrooms (Lentinus edodes)

Shiitake Mushrooms (Lentinus edodes) Overall Energy and Liver Enhancer Shiitake mushroom (Lentinus edodes), very popular worldwide as an edible mushroom, has history of artificial cultivation dating as far back as the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) in China. Lentinan, derived from fruit body of Shiitake, is one of the three mushroom origin anti-cancer drugs approved by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare in Japan. Lentinan exhibits strong immune responses and has been extensively studied in association with cancers and viral infections....

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Turkey Tail Mushrooms (Coriolus versicolor)

Turkey Tail Mushrooms (Coriolus versicolor) Maintain your immune system throughout the year Turkey Tail Mushroom (Coriolus versicolor), also known as “Yun Zhi” in China and “Kawara-take” in Japan, has been highly appreciated for its medicinal values by cancer patients in Asian countries for centuries. Extensive research was conducted on the immune enhancing and anti-tumor activities of fruit body of Turkey Tail since 1960s, and the famous PSK (polysaccharide-K; aka. Krestin) was developed from its cultured mycelium. It...

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Royal Agaricus Mushroom (Agaricus blazei Murill)

Royal Agaricus Mushroom (Agaricus blazei Murill) Gift from God. For your strong immune system. Originating from the mountain region of Piedade, Brazil, Royal Agaricus Mushroom (Agaricus blazei Murill) has been prized in Brazil as a panacea being called “Cogmelo de Deus,” Mushroom of God. It attracted scientists’ attention when they found much lower occurrence of adult diseases in this region. Then studies have been done in Japan in 1980s and 90s, which demonstrated various medicinal properties of Agaricus, including...

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