Lion’s Mane is a widely studied basidiomycota (or “higher”) mushroom known for its association with the neurological system. However, this ancient Chinese herb has built its reputation over centuries as both a medicinal and versatile edible mushroom. In its natural state, lion’s mane grows on oak or beech wood, and its distinctive shaggy white appearance is completely unique with no known look-a-likes. While all forms of lion’s mane are consumable and renowned for culinary prowess, more and more studies are revealing this mushroom’s medicinal promise.
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