Compounds of Interest

Mushrooms contain a variety of different medicinal compounds and each mushroom has their own unique functional properties – their compounds of interest.

CHAGA

(Inonotus obliquus)


Betulinic acids
– (1-3)(1-6)Beta-d-Glucans
Triterpenes
– Inotodiol
– Melanin
Superoxide dismutase (is an antioxidant)
– Ergosterol peroxide
– Lanosterol
– Polyphenols (flavonoids)
– Vitamin B, D, K
– Zn, Cu, Ca, K, Fe, Mn

LION'S MANE

(Hericium erinaceus)

Hericenones
Erinacines
– (1-3)(1-6)Beta-d-Glucans

REISHI

(Ganoderma lucidum)

– Triterpenes
– β-(1,3)-(1,6)-D-glucans
– Ganoderic acid
– Ganodermic acid

SHIITAKE

(Lentinula edodes)

(1-3)(1-6)Beta-d-Glucans
Eritadenine
L-ergothioneine
– Linoleic acid

MAITAKE

(Grifola frondosa)

– β-(1,3)-(1,6)-D-glucans
– Grifon D-fraction
– Grifolan