Information for Reishi Mushroom in Powder Form
Common Names: Reishi, Reishi Bioavailable Mushroom Powder, Red Reishi Mushroom
Botanical Name: Ganoderma lucidum
Pin Yin Name: Ling Zhi
Other Ingredients: Grown on organic brown rice (full disclosure: the rice is not a filler but the medium on which the mushrooms grow).
Package Size: One Pound (1lb)
Dosage: Follow doctor's instructions on how to use this mushroom.
Brand: Myriad Mycology
Suggested Use from Myriad Mycology: Take 1 tsp twice daily (can be mixed with water, juice or food)
Supplement Facts - Serving Size: 1 tsp Servings per Container: 227
Cautions: Do not use if pregnant or nursing.
California Prop 65
Additional Information about Reishi
- Adaptogenic support
- Cardiovascular support
- Immune boosting
- Enhances Mental Stamina
- Herbal Antioxidant
- Supports General Health and Longevity
About the Benefits of Reishi
One of the most beautiful, and easily the most famous, of all medicinal mushrooms Reishi has been revered as a medicine for millennia as the "Mushroom of Immortality". Reishi is currently being clinically applied and researched as a hepatoprotective, cardiovascular, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immune modulator, and anti-microbial medicine (1).
Reishi can be used to support a variety of body systems. From this single species over 200 bioactive compounds have been isolated and studied. This mushroom is truly diverse in the way it engages the human body promoting health and longevity. Our medicinal powder contains both the fruiting body and the mycelium of Reishi.
Five things you should know about the Medicinal Reishi Mushroom.
1. Do not use Reishi Mushrooms like you would a white button mushroom, they will make the meal bitter.
2. The powder form of Reishi is ground into a fine 80 to 100 mesh powder, which is great for making capsules
3. Reishi, Maitake & Shiitake used in combination have optimal efficacy.
4. Oriental Medicine has been using Reishi Mushrooms for centuries to achieve optiumum wellness. (More than 2,000 years)
5. Reishi has a positive influence on your respiratory system.
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Parts of Mushrooms
Mushrooms have a variety of different parts. See the diagram on the left to identify what each part of the mushroom is.
Cap: The cap is the top of the mushroom (and often looks sort of like a small umbrella or fan). Mushroom caps can come in a variety of colors but most often are brown, white, or yellow.
Gills, Pores, or Teeth: These structures appear under the mushroom's cap. They look similar to a fish's gills.
Ring: Is the tissue around the upper part of the mushroom stem.
Stem or Stipe: The stem is the tall structure that holds the cap high above the ground.
Volva: The volva is the protective veil that remains after the mushroom sprouted up from the ground. As the fungus grows, it breaks through the volva.
Mycelium: The mycelium of a mushroom is the vegetative body of fungi: a mass of branching filaments (hyphae) that spread throughout the nutrient substratum (an underlying layer) as defined by the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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DetailsCurrent Stock:SKU: MM070UPC: 856935004084Manufacturer Part Number MM070Condition: NewAvailability: Usually ships in 1 business day.Width: 5.00 (in)Height: 10.00 (in)Depth: 3.00 (in)