Mushroom is a popular term to indicate the basidiom or ascoma (formerly referred to as fruiting body) of fungi, which are the structures of sexual reproduction and belong to the group of basidiomycetes or ascomycetes, respectively. Some of these mushrooms are edible and can provide several important nutrients for the human body. Among the main benefits of consuming mushrooms are: lowering cholesterol and blood sugar, reducing heart problems, improving the functioning of the immune system as well as the digestive system, improving bone health among others.

Shiitake mushrooms are brown-capped mushrooms used around the world for food and as supplements, they are low in calories and also offer many vitam...

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Reishi ia a type of mushroom, therefore a type of fungus. Medicinal mushrooms have been used for hundreds of years, mainly in eastern countries, fo...

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Chaga is a type of mushroom that grows in cold weather and had been used in traditional medicine as a imune booster and to lower cholesterol and bl...

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