Profiling: The Maitake Mushroom

This mushroom has an extensive list of health benefits, most notably known for its blood sugar control and stabilizing cholesterol level capabilities. Additionally, scientists have study the extract from the maitake and found it to be a powerhouse in improving immune function and in cancer treatment and prevention.

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Profiling: The Button Mushroom

This widely consumed mushroom is likely the easiest to find and to recognize.  In fact, it is the most consumed mushroom by 90% in the United States.  Button mushrooms have grown wild and been eaten by humans since the time of early hunter and gatherers.  These ancient civilizations even knew that this mushroom held special…