Funguys Gourmet produces 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 at Funguys HQ, Abundance Farm, Rheenendal, South Africa.
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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 anti-cancer agent in some countries. Studies have demonstrated lentinan contains anti-tumor 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 Reishi – Ganoderma lucidum. For many years, the fruiting bodies of Ganoderma fungi have been used in traditional medicines in East Asia to treat all sorts of ailments
Erinacines isolated from Hericium erinaceus – Lion’s Mane Mushroom, has an enhancing effect on nerve growth factor synthesis.