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Which Medicinal Mushroom is Right for You?

By Tatum Marshall
Mushrooms,​ ​with​ ​their​ ​earthy, umami​ ​flavor, dense chewiness, and culinary versatility,​ ​have​ ​long​ ​been​ ​used​ ​in​ ​cuisines​ ​all​ ​over​ ​the world—they’re​ ​a​ ​staple​ ​in​ ​the​ ​Japanese​ ​diet,​ ​in​ ​numerous​ ​European​ ​regions​ ​they​ ​serve​ ​as​ ​the center​ ​of​ ​recipes such as risotto and Chicken Marsala,​ ​and​ ​in​ ​the​ ​U.S.​ ​they’ve​ ​long​ ​been​ ​a​ ​popular​ star ​ingredient in dishes ranging from mushroom ragout to portobello burgers.… More | Posted: November 14, 2017

Would You Like Room . . . For Mushrooms? Visiting L.A.’s First Fungi Coffee Shop

By Tatum Marshall
Thirteenth-generation-farmer-turned-mycologist and self-styled “funguy” Tero Isokauppila grew up foraging mushrooms with his mother in rural Finland. “We would pick porcini and chanterelles which she made into mushroom soup or sauce for steaks,” he says, “But I didn’t learn about the medicinal, or the psychedelic, properties of mushrooms until much later.” The spore of an idea had taken hold however, and after studying chemistry and plant-based nutrition at Cornell University, Isokauppila went on to found the cult medicinal mushroom purveyor Four Sigmatic, whose shroom-infused beverages are now sold everywhere from finger-on-the-pulse wellness destinations like CAP Beauty and The Alchemist’s Kitchen, to retail giant Amazon, where they are the number-one bestseller in the cold-brew coffee sector.… More | Posted: October 31, 2017

A Mushroom a Day Keeps the Doctor Away: New Culinary Guide from the Original Funguy

By Tatum Marshall
Mushrooms are generally segmented into two categories: the kind you toss in stir-frys and the kind college kids trip out on.… More | Posted: October 20, 2017

Why I Quit My Corporate Job To Become A Healing Mushroom Expert

By Tatum Marshall
Do you ever go to work feeling less than excited? Do you have another passion in life that your friends and family often come to you for advice or help with?… More | Posted: October 18, 2017

Self-Care Surrounding Surgery

By Tatum Marshall
When scheduling surgery is necessary, then planning wellness-based pre- and post-operative self-care should be non-negotiable in ensuring a healthy recovery.… More | Posted: October 9, 2017

Four Sigmatic’s ‘Shroom Room’ Is The First-Ever Mushroom Coffeehouse

By Tatum Marshall
The ‘Shroom Room’ from Four Sigmatic in Venice, California, is a new “mushroom coffeehouse” where guests may enjoy everything from mushroom coffee to hot chocolate or lemonade.… More | Posted: August 28, 2017

The Unexpected Superfood You Should Add to Your Coffee

By marlodenege
Looks like dirt, grown in the dirt… but it boosts your energy like nothing else. Spoiler alert: It’s mushrooms.… More | Posted: August 11, 2017

Why You Should Add More Adaptogens to Your Diet

By marlodenege
Adaptogen is an umbrella term for compounds found in plants that are actually able to adjust to what your body needs by either increasing or decreasing your immune system in response to stress you’re experiencing.… More | Posted: January 5, 2017

The Mushroom This World Traveler Swears by for Staying Well on the Road

By Tatum Marshall
Originally posted August 15, 2016, Well + Good By: Well + Good Editors Welcome to Good Travel, where the wellness world’s road warriors share their secret healthy travel hacks—and exactly how (and where!) they figured them out.… More | Posted: August 16, 2016