Funguys Gourmet is producing quality mushroom cultures and mushroom seed spawn. We keep cultures of both edible and medicinal mushroom species, for the fungi-enthusiast out there. All mushroom cultures sold are the property of Funguys Gourmet cc. and was developed on Abundance Farm, Rheenendal, South Africa. We keep stock of various growing mediums, mushroom culturing tools and supplies as well as a library of mushroom cultures. Learn more about growing your own mushrooms at home.
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Lovastatin is a member of the drug class of statins, used for lowering cholesterol (hypolipidemic agent) in those with hypercholesterolemia and so preventing cardiovascular disease. Lovastatin is a naturally occurring drug found in food such as Oyster mushrooms and red yeast rice.
Lentinan – a compound isolated from Shiitake, is used as an intravenous anticancer agent in some countries. Studies have demonstrated lentinan contains antitumor properties. Take care as some folks have an allergic reaction to Lentinan, this can be prevented by cooking your shiitake well at high heat.
Ganoderic acids are found in Ganoderma mushrooms (Reishi). For thousands of years, the fruiting bodies of Ganoderma fungi have been used in traditional medicines in East Asia.
Erinacines isolated from Hericium erinaceum (Lions mane mushroom), has an enhancing effect on nerve growth factor synthesis.