We have a strong interest in the health benefits of mushrooms. Much of this information stems back to centuries-old texts from Asia in which several mushrooms are revered health tonics, being good for your Qi (life-force). Recent scientific research examines and supports these claims, as per the work of Dr Robert Beelman, emeritus professor of food science and director of Penn State Center for Plant and Mushroom Products for health which is referenced in this Canberra Times article:
Dr Beelman has investigated mushrooms containing antioxidants thought to improve healthspan and stave off aging, including the very delicious Porcini mushroom:
Our attention was drawn to this research only because Dr Beelman happened to read an article featuring FungiCo's mushroom products earlier this year:
Much (tasty) food for thought....