Benefits & Side Effects of Reishi Mushrooms

The reishi mushroom, also known as Ganoderma lucidum or lingzhi, is used in traditional Asian medicine to treat a wide variety of health conditions from cancer to hypertension. This mushroom, which has become increasingly popular due to the reported health benefits, is available in the form of powder, tea and dietary supplement. This particular mushroom…

Mushrooms can be dangerous drugs — Robert Ervin

I’ve been watching the Tony Robinson case since the beginning. Robinson got high on psychedelic mushrooms. He went around attacking people and charged a police officer. Very sadly, he was shot and killed. Having lived through the ’60s, I experimented with hallucinogens. Time and age have eroded our memories of people performing death-defying stunts on hallucinogens…

Black Bean Succotash With Portobello Mushrooms

Since Monday was a holiday — and we just may have overdone it a tad during the weekend’s festivities! — we’ll be keeping things light and healthy tonight by whipping up a delicious, easy, and out-of-the-box meatless meal for dinner. This succotash (a corn and bean dish) features not only fiber- and protein-rich black beans,…

7 Benefits of Ganoderma

What is Ganoderma? Ganoderma, which is commonly known as the reishi mushroom, is a type of fungus that has been used medicinally for years, specifically in China. Referred to as the “king of mushrooms” and the “mushrooms of immortality”, reishi mushrooms are known for their strong anti-inflammatory properties and are often associated with longevity, better…

8 Superb Health Benefits Of Reishi Mushroom

It seems like every other day, there is a super food making its debut in the market. The latest on the list is the reishi mushroom. This beautiful red mushroom that looks almost like a work of art, has been used for many medicinal purposes for several years, especially in traditional Chinese medicine. In fact,…