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Mushroom Research

Agarikon: Ancient Mushroom For Modern Medicine

Paul Stamets | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Stamets

I am convinced Agarikon and other polypore mushrooms hold yet-undiscovered medicines of incalculable value. If Agarikon's antivirals prove to be effective in clinical trials, I do not think it is an exaggeration to say we should save our old growth forests as a matter of national defense.

The Healing Power Of These Mushrooms

Paul Stamets | Posted 10.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Paul Stamets

A promising clinical study shows that the turkey tail mushroom (Trametes versicolor) improves the immune systems of breast cancer patients.