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.
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Ganoderma lucidum

Reishi mushrooms are known for health benefits like immunomodulation, anti-cancer, anti-oxidation, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, hepatic protection.



Inonotus obliquus, Kabanoanatake (Japanese), Clinker polypore

Chaga mushrooms are known for antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antitumor properties and also benefits in skincare.

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Cordyceps Militaris

Cordyceps militaris

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, and acting as an antioxidant.


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Turkey Tail

Trametes versicolor, Coriolus versicolor, Polyporus versicolor

The health benefits of turkey tail mushroom lie in a variety of physiological effects, such as immunological enhancement, antitumor, liver protecting, oxidation resistance, and reducing blood fat. Turkey tail mushrooms are also used in treating cancers, hepatitis, hyperlipidemia, chronic bronchitis, and other diseases. The clinical data also demonstrates that PSP has diverse functions such as improving the quality of patients’ life, enhancing learning and memory, and anti-ulcer effects.



Almond Mushroom

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

Widely cultivated in Japan for its medicinal uses, it is now considered as one of the most important edible and culinary-medicinal biotechnological species. It was traditionally used to treat many common diseases like atherosclerosis, hepatitis, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, dermatitis, and cancer.




Lentinula edodes, xiang gu (Chinese)

Used as medicinal food in Japan and China, Shiitake mushrooms are believed to possess strong immunomodulatory properties. They could be used as complementary therapy in oncology treatment.


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

Used as an adjunctive theraputive drug for cancer by SFDA in 2010.


Nutraceuticals  Food

King Oyster

Pleurotus eryngii

Known to perform multiple bioactivities: anticancer, antiviral, antioxidant, antimicrobial, anti-leukaemia, hypolipidemic, immuno-modulating, and estrogen-like activity.


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Agarikon Mushroom


Fomitopsis officinalis, Laricifomes officinalis, Apothekerschwamm, quinine conk

Appropriately named “elixirium ad longam vitam,” or “the elixir of long life”, Agarikon has been scientifically proven to have anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties in tests against tuberculosis, pox (cowpox), swine (H1N1) and bird (H5N1) flu, and herpes (HSV1, HSV2).



Black Hoof Mushroom

Phellinus linteus

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.

Key Applications: Traditional Chinese medicine applications of Black Hoof Mushroom mainly include supporting blood health as well as support normal menstruation in women. Research has shown that this mushroom also has several cardiometabolic support properties and related weight loss support.

Top Benefits Include:   1. Strong antioxidant   2. Supports healthy blood sugar
   3. Supports healthy immune system function

Tiger Milk Mushroom

Lignosus rhinocerus

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. The medicinal properties of Tiger Milk Mushroom are only found in the underground tuber or “sclerotium.”

Top Benefits Include:   1. Support of the lungs and respiratory system   2. Supports immune system function
   3. Strong antioxidant

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This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease

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

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