An interview with author and Ethnomycologist, Jeff Chilton. Jeff has nearly 50 years of experience studying and cultivating mushrooms. He is the president of Nammex, a company specializing in mushroom extracts. He is also the founder of mushroom supplement company, Real Mushrooms. In this interview Jeff outlines the numerous health benefits of mushroom consumption. He also details his vast knowledge of the mushroom supplement industry - as well as some of the history of mushroom consumption, applications in culture, and cultivation. In 1983 Jeff co-authored a book with Paul Stamets called, The Mushroom Cultivator - A Practical Guide To Growing Mushrooms At Home.
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Did you know there are tons of health benefits to supplementing mushrooms? No, not that kind, although those are great too. I'm talking about Chaga, Reishi, Turkey Tail, Lions Mane, Shiitake, the list goes on. There is truly ancient wisdom to this. Mushrooms have been used in Chinese herbal medicine for thousands of years. The uses range from immunological and digestive issues, to nootropic or in other words - brain health. There are many studies that can be found showing the evidence and potential of these functional fungi. Want to learn more? Consider referring to Episode #38 featuring author and Ethnomycologist, Jeff Chilton - where he discusses this topic at length. A list of educational resources is pasted below.
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