The magic of mushrooms

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The magic of mushrooms

Phil Rasmussen

The reishi mushroom is known to have a vast amount of pharmacological activity [Image: Japonica on Wikimedia Commons CC 4.0]

Pharmacist and registered herbalist Phil Rasmussen looks at the medicinal properties of certain mushrooms and the research supporting their use for a wide range of illnesses and conditions

Much of this local knowledge is at risk of loss due to migration of rural populations to cities Of the estimated five million species of fungi, a
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