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Functional mushrooms, grown in our lab farm

Think of these as our permanent collection – the heavy-hitters that we stock in commercial quantities.

There are more mushrooms than we know

We specialize in growing a few of the highest quality mushrooms in our lab farm. These functional mushrooms have been used medicinally for millennia, and now are increasingly coming under modern medicine investigations.

The list below is part of our culture library and backed by published scientific research. If you don’t find what you need here, its quite likely we have the mother strain and can grow it for you.

Lion’s Mane

Hericium erinaceus, Bearded tooth, monkey’s head, yamabushiitake (Japanese), hou tou gu (Chinese), bear’s head

The Lion’s Mane Mushroom is a culinary and medicinal mushroom with various health benefits and a well-established candidate for brain and nerve health.
Nutraceuticals  Cosmeceuticals  Functional Food  Food


Ganoderma lucidum, Lingzhi (Chinese), yeongji (Korean), lin chue (Thai), linh chi (Vietnamese)

Reishi mushrooms are known for health benefits like immunomodulation and hepatic protection.



Inonotus obliquus, Kabanoanatake (Japanese), Clinker polypore

Chaga mushrooms are known for antioxidant properties and also benefits in skincare.

Nutraceuticals  Cosmeceuticals  Food

Cordyceps Militaris

Cordyceps militaris, Caterpillar fungus, Chong Cao Hua (Chinese)

Cordyceps militaris mushroom yields larger quantities of the active constituents, and has various health benefits like improving performance by increasing blood flow, enhancing oxygen utilization.

Nutraceuticals  Functional Food 

Turkey Tail

Trametes versicolor (synonyms Coriolus versicolor, Polyporus versicolor)

Turkey Tail mushrooms’ name comes from their eye-catching stripes. They can help protect the digestive system. Other benefits include immunological enhancement and oxidation resistance.


Almond Mushroom

Agaricus subrufescens (synonyms A. blazei, A. brasiliensis), Almond-scented agaricus, Himematsutake (Japanese), Ji song rong (Chinese), Cogumela del sol (Portuguese)

Widely cultivated in Japan for its medicinal uses, Almond Mushroom is now considered one of the most important edible and culinary-medicinal biotechnological species. It was traditionally used to support numerous aspects of health and wellness.



Lentinula edodes, xiang gu (Chinese)

Used as medicinal food in Japan and China, Shiitake mushrooms are believed to possess strong immunomodulatory properties. 

Nutraceuticals  Functional Food 


Grifola frondosa, Hen of the woods, sheep’s head, hui shu hua (Chinese), Klapperschwamm (German)

Maitake has been one of the major culinary mushrooms in China and Japan for centuries. Its name translates to “the dancing mushroom” because when it was found in the woods, people danced for joy. In Europe and North America it is also known as the “hen-of-the-woods” because of its array of overlapping caps that resemble feathers. 

Nutraceuticals  Food

King Oyster

Pleurotus eryngii, King trumpet mushroom, French horn mushroom, King brown mushroom, Trumpet royale

King Oyster mushrooms are commonly used in Chinese, Korean and Japanese cooking and have become popular for their savory, umami flavor and meaty texture. They  are said to help manage healthy cholesterol, support weight loss, and bone health.

Nutraceuticals  Food
Agarikon Mushroom


Fomitopsis officinalis, Laricifomes officinalis, Apothekerschwamm, quinine conk

Appropriately named “elixirium ad longam vitam,” or “the elixir of long life”, Agarikon is said to have many health benefits.


Black Hoof Mushroom

Phellinus linteus, Meshimakobu (Japanese), Song gen (Chinese), Sanghwang (Korean), mesima (English)

Black Hoof Mushroom is a medicinal mushroom used in Japan, Korea and China for centuries and has often traditionally been consumed in the form of a hot tea. It is shaped like a hoof and grows in the wild on mulberry trees.

Tiger Milk Mushroom

Lignosus rhinocerus, Cendawan susu rimau (Malaysia)

Tiger Milk Mushroom is native to tropical forests in Southeast Asia
Unlike most mushroom species that grow in clusters, the Tiger Milk Mushroom thrives in isolation. 

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Looking for something else?

In addition to the mushrooms listed above, we maintain a growing genetics library. Just ask us.