Mycology, the study of fungi, attracts new mushroom enthusiasts among us. “Simple sponges are already used for a variety of medical reasons around the world and will soon be in the spotlight as a successful alternative treatment for persistent imbalances.

Mushrooms are valued by vegetarians for their high nutritional value and can produce vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. Mushrooms contain B vitamins, vitamin C, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, sodium, and zinc.

Medicinal mushrooms have thousands of compounds and nutrients that are beneficial to health. Eastern medicine, particularly traditional Chinese practices, has used mushrooms for centuries. You can find amazing shrooms in Canada, by searching on the retail stores or online stores.


The researchers have also explained how to modulate the immune system and inhibit the growth of cancerous tumors with extracts. Mushroom hunting is popular, but not safe.

Some edible mushrooms are almost identical to poisonous ones. An expert is needed to tell the difference. In addition, the fungus behaves like a sponge and readily absorbs toxins from the soil and air. However, mushrooms are easily considered a "healthy food".

Without the process of photosynthesis, some fungi obtain nutrients by breaking down organic matter or eating higher plants. Other sectors attack live plants for consumption. Edible and poisonous varieties are found near the roots of oaks, pines, and spruces.