The Fungi Folks

Medicinal Mushroom Course this May!

May 21st 2023  ·  1 – 4:30pm
We’re holding a medicinal mushroom course at Fungi Folks HQ.  Join us for an afternoon exploring the curious histories and practical knowledge of foraging and extracting medicinal compounds from native UK mushrooms. The course takes place on our farm in South Wales, just a few minutes drive from Chepstow. 


Interested? Here’s a bit more about what you’ll learn (and take home with you!):

⊛ Introduction to medicinal mushrooms: history, folklore, traditional use, and modern day research

⊛ How to identify 3 of the most common native medicinal mushrooms (including short foraging walk), and their properties

⊛ Introduction to extraction techniques and mushroom biochemistry

⊛ How to prepare medicinal extractions from mushrooms – take home your own medicinal mushroom double extraction tincture!

⊛ Course notes to take home

21 May 2023, 1-4:30pm

Located at our farm, approximately 10 minutes from Chepstow in South Wales. We’ll send an email with the exact location before the course. If you have any other questions, feel free to contact us. Cheers!

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Mushroom Benefits

Modern studies and a long history of traditional use have indicated that mushrooms can offer natural immune support, stress relief, improved cognitive function, and promote overall well-being through a range of bioavailable compounds. Here are some of the potential indications:
  • Cordyceps: Energy, endurance, respiratory health, general vitality
  • Lion’s Mane: Focus, memory, general cognition, and gut health
  • Reishi: Stress relief, adaptogenic, sleep, immune modulation
  • Shiitake: Immune support, cardiovascular health, rich in vitamins and minerals

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