Polysaccharides and Beta-Glucans in Mushrooms

Before I got into medicinal mushrooms I had never heard of polysaccharides or beta-glucans, but these compounds are not unique to fungi, and instead are widely pervasive. There are very different functions among polysaccharides and even beta-glucans. The aim of … Continue reading

Benefits of Mushrooms

By Logan Christopher This past weekend was the 41st annual Fungus Fair in Santa Cruz, California. This was the second time I’ve gone to it. Its great for learning how to identify mushrooms, from the edible to inedible, medicinal to … Continue reading