Mushrooms for Well Being Foundation


Disclaimer: These resources are for information only. They are not intended as medical advice or as treatment for diseases or conditions. Consult an herbal, alternative medicine, or medical professional or practitioner for advice in using medicinal mushrooms. 

Research in the health and medicinal properties of mushrooms is ongoing in universities, laboratories, and private companies worldwide. Thousands of research reports are published and presented every year. This section is a starting point and general reference section where you may find direction and sources for the specific information you seek. We strongly recommend online resources and The Fungal Pharmacy by Robert Rogers as good starting points. See the section on Mushroom Research resources for additional information. Click Here

    Overview Resources:

    Fungal Pharmacy

  • The Fungal Pharmacy: The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America. Robert Rogers, 2011.
  • Mushroom Essences: Vibrational Healing from the Kingdom Fungi. Robert Rogers and Willoughby Arevalo, 2016.
  • Healing Mushrooms: Effective Treatments for Today’s Illnesses by Georges M. Halpern
  • Medicinal Mushrooms: An Exploration of Tradition, Healing, & Culture by Christopher Hobbs
  • Basic Illustrated Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms (Basic Illustrated Series) 2015 by Jim Meuninck
  • Mushrooms as Medicine with Paul Stamets Click Here
  • Permaculture Research Institute: Medicinal Mushrooms a href="

Mushrooms and healing:">Click Here to read articles on the roles of medicinal mushrooms in our overall health. About 100 species of mushrooms are being studied for their health-promoting benefits. Click here
  • Mushrooms: What's Edible, Medicinal, and Psychedelic
 What to know about the health benefits -- and risks -- of mushrooms. By Matt McMillen . CLick Here
  • Mushrooms: Health Benefits, Facts, Research -... by Megan Ware RDN LD
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    Learn about the potential health benefits of mushrooms including assisting in inhibiting the growth of cancer cells, regulating blood pressure and improving immune ...
  • Mushroom supplements and extracts: health benefit, side effects, dosage, usage and research January 6 2016 by Ray Sahelian, M.D.
  • MycoMedicinals: An Informational Treatise on Mushrooms by Paul Stamets
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  • “Medicinal Mushrooms: The Ancient SuperFood” by Heidi L. George, Click Here


  • MykoTroph Institute for Medicinal Mushrooms: Click here
  • Paul Stamets, Fungi Perfecti, hands-on training in Growing Gourmet & Medicinal Mushrooms. Click here
  • Aloha Medicinals Mushroom Culture Bank Click here

Hundreds of sites exist for learning about and buying medicinal mushrooms. Please do your own research. We are not recommending any product, producer or retailer. We provide this concept as a reference only. Please search your health food stores and your usual vitamin and supplement sources for medicinal mushrooms and search the Internet for “medicinal mushrooms.”


    • Shiitake Mushroom: Gourmet Ingredient or Medicinal Powerhouse? By Ty Bollinger Click here
    • Shiitake the Healing Mushroom by Kenneth Jones
    • Chaga: King of the Medicinal Mushrooms by David Wolfe and Pierre Beaumier
    • Medicinal Benefits of Mushrooms: Healing for More Than 20 Centuries--Their Effects on Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Disease and More (Keats Good Health Guide by William H. Lee and Joan A. Friedrich
    • Reishi Mushroom: Herb of Spiritual Potency and Medical Wonder by Terry Willard
    • Reishi Mushroom: Ganoderma lucidum, Research monographs published by American Herbal Pharmacopoeid and Therapeutic Compendium 
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    • The Health Benefits of Medicinal Mushrooms by Mark Stengler
    • Medicinal Mushrooms by Martin Powell

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