Around 150,000 mushroom species are believed to exist and about 10% have been identified.
Of the documented mushrooms 2000 are known to be safe and 700 known to have medicinal properties.
Medicinal mushrooms collectively contain over 200 bio-active compounds that provide 130 health benefits including:
- immune support
- free radical scavenging
- cardiovascular support
- cholesterol lowering
- liver protective
- blood sugar controlling