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ABOUT EXTRACTS

Did you know that mushrooms should not be consumed raw and that the optimal way to incorporate them into your diet is either in the form of a functional food or as an extract? Raw mushrooms, with their chitinous cell walls, are indigestible to most humans. So, in order to access mushroom nutraceuticals, mushroom cell walls must be broken down. Over the ages, hot water has traditionally been used for this purpose. As the [...]

May 25th, 2020|

HOW OUR MUSHROOMS ARE GROWN, HARVESTED AND MADE INTO EXTRACTS.

In an ideal world, it would be amazing to step out into a pristine forest and simply forage for our mushrooms, clean and dry them and prepare them as we wish. Mushroom “farming” began as a way to ensure a consistent and sustainable supply of our favourite fungi. In our laboratory, carefully selected strains of mushrooms (sourced from all over the world) are initially cultivated in Petri dishes. After [...]

May 22nd, 2020|
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