Medicinal Mushrooms - The Essential Guide is a highly accessible book on the health benefits of medicinal mushrooms written by Martin Powell, author of Medicinal Mushrooms - A Clinical Guide.
Published in November 2013 and based on the latest research in the field, it covers the ten most popular medicinal mushrooms: Agaricus, Chaga, Cordyceps, Coriolus, Lion's Mane, Maitake, Mesima, Reishi, Shiitake, Snow Fungus and offers a valuable introduction to the subject for the practitioner and layperson alike, complete with a summary of their benefits in over thirty health conditions.
Marin Powell is a biochemist and Chinese herbalist who has over 20 years' experience working with medicinal mushrooms and is the author of Medicinal Mushrooms - A Clinical Guide.
He researches, lectures and runs seminars on the health benefits of medicinal mushrooms for doctors and healthcare practitioners worldwide.
“A well-written description of the most well-known and used mushrooms is given in this book. It is useful in knowing more about the traditional use of each type of the plant, and some of its history.”
“Good overview of medicinal mushrooms; quick and easy to read. A good primer for beginners in the study of medicinal mushrooms. ”
- R. Healix
“Great information. Recommend for those who want to learn more about therapeutic mushrooms and their potential. ”
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