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INFOGRAPHIC: Health Canada's Monograph of Medicinal Mushrooms

There are over 150,000 species of mushrooms, including moulds and yeasts, with about 14,000 species that are known to man. With all these types of mushrooms, it's easy to get confused about where to start your medicinal mushroom journey. Well, we've super-simplified your search with Health Canada's Monograph that lists the top 14 types of medicinal mushrooms in the world.  

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Detailed table of Medicinal Mushroom uses, dosages and risks

The Health Canada Monograph is intended to serve as a guide only. It is not intended to be a comprehensive review of medicinal mushrooms. 

 
Common Name
Proper Name
Uses or Purposes

Max. Dosage

Risks and Warnings
Artist's conk
Ganoderma applanatum
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties.
3.6 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Chaga
Inonotus obliquus
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties.
3.6 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Chinese Caterpillar Fungus
Paecilomyces hepialiali
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties. Help tonify and replenish the lungs and kidneys, tonify essence, and replenishes Qi.
3 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care health care provider if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have exterior pathogens/conditions.
Cordyceps
Ophiocordyceps sinensis
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties, to help tonify and replenish the lungs and kidneys, and resolve phlegm.
3 g of dried stroma per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care health care provider if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have exterior pathogens/conditions.
Himematsutake
Agaricus blazei
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties. Source of antioxidants.
9 g of dried cultured per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes.
Jelly ear
Auricularia auricula- judae
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties.
3.6 g of dried extract per day.
Do not use this product if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Lion's Mane
Hericium erinaceus
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties.
2.8 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Maitake
Grifola frondosa
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties. Used in Herbal Medicine to support the immune system.
Not to exceed 7 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have diabetes.
Poria
Wolfiporia extensa
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties. Strengthens the spleen and transforms phlegm.
Not to exceed 3.6 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have a yin deficiency, sunken Spleen Qi, or cold from deficiency with spermatorrhea. 
Stop use if hypersensitivity occurs. 
Diuretic effect may occur.
 Reishi
Ganoderma lucidum
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties, dispels phlegm, stops cough and arrests wheezing, nourish the Heart and strengthen Qi and blood to treat Heart and Spleen deficiencies that manifest in insomnia, forgetfulness, fatigue, listlessness and poor appetite.
Not to exceed 6 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner/health care provider/health care professional/doctor/physician if symptoms persist or worsen. 
Stop use if hypersensitivity/allergy occurs.
Shiitake
Lentinula edodes
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties. Used in herbal medicine support the immune system.
Not to exceed 6 g of extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are taking blood thinners (anti-coagulants) Stop use if hypersensitivity/allergy occurs.
Split Gill fungus
Schizophyllum commune
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties.
Not to exceed 3.6 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
Turkey Tail
Trametes versicolor
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties. Fortifies the spleen to drain dampness and clear toxic heat.
Not to exceed 5 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have cough from wind-cold.
White Mushroom
Tremella fuciformis
Source of fungal polysaccharides with immunomodulating properties. Nourishes the stomach yin, moistens the lungs and generates fluids and for yin deficiency with ascendant yang
Not to exceed 3.6 g of dried extract per day.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen. 
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have cough from wind-cold.

  

References 

Government of Canada, H. (2019, March 25). Health Canada Ingredient Search. Retrieved September 18, 2020, from http://webprod.hc-sc.gc.ca/nhpid-bdipsn/atReq.do?atid=mushrooms.champignons

 

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