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James Holding Reishi

4 Fungi Facts That Might Surprise You

Mushrooms and other fungi are more closely related to us than to green plants. Because we are so closely related, fungi catch many of the same infectious diseases as humans. Interestingly, the substances that fungi make to protect themselves can protect us as well.

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Keira with Agarikon Mushroom A

Wild or Cultivated Mushrooms – Which is better?

In general, fungal fruiting body products are superior to mycelium products. Most mycelium products consist largely of grain. And, because there are almost no fungal labelling laws in the USA, these inferior products are often marketed as “medicinal mushrooms”. Let the buyer beware!

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Sea Moss, Irish Moss, and Gigartina: A Comparison

People often ask us, “What is the difference between Sea Moss, Irish Moss, and Gigartina?” There is much confusion about these red seaweeds’ common and Latin names and their similarities and differences. In fact, sometimes even the people that sell them do not know the difference! We will attempt to clarify this matter…

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Seaweed Harvest 2020

“Fortunately, we have no high-seas adventure stories to tell this year.” We are done with our 2020 seaweed harvest! After taking some time to reflect, James summarized the

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Woman in bath with candles

Seaweed Baths for Health and Beauty

Seaweed baths have been used to enhance health and beauty for at least a hundred years. Today, seaweed baths are offered at high-end spas all around the world. A relaxing seaweed bath can soothe sore muscles and makes your skin feel great! It can also speed the healing of sprains and bruises, and is often beneficial for arthritis and tendonitis.

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James Holding Reishi

4 Fungi Facts That Might Surprise You

Mushrooms and other fungi are more closely related to us than to green plants. Because we are so closely related, fungi catch many of the same infectious diseases as humans. Interestingly, the substances that fungi make to protect themselves can protect us as well.

Read More »
Keira with Agarikon Mushroom A

Wild or Cultivated Mushrooms – Which is better?

In general, fungal fruiting body products are superior to mycelium products. Most mycelium products consist largely of grain. And, because there are almost no fungal labelling laws in the USA, these inferior products are often marketed as “medicinal mushrooms”. Let the buyer beware!

Read More »

Sea Moss, Irish Moss, and Gigartina: A Comparison

People often ask us, “What is the difference between Sea Moss, Irish Moss, and Gigartina?” There is much confusion about these red seaweeds’ common and Latin names and their similarities and differences. In fact, sometimes even the people that sell them do not know the difference! We will attempt to clarify this matter…

Read More »

Seaweed Harvest 2020

“Fortunately, we have no high-seas adventure stories to tell this year.” We are done with our 2020 seaweed harvest! After taking some time to reflect, James summarized the

Read More »
Woman in bath with candles

Seaweed Baths for Health and Beauty

Seaweed baths have been used to enhance health and beauty for at least a hundred years. Today, seaweed baths are offered at high-end spas all around the world. A relaxing seaweed bath can soothe sore muscles and makes your skin feel great! It can also speed the healing of sprains and bruises, and is often beneficial for arthritis and tendonitis.

Read More »
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