Part 4 of our "Shroom Series" is all about Lion's Mane!
Scientific Name: Hericium erinaceus
Nickname: "Lion's Mane"... because it looks like a shaggy lion's mane!
Fun Facts About Lion's Mane:
- Commonly used as part of gourmet cooking. It's delicious with butter!
- Most famous for supporing brain health and prevent/treating neurodegenerative disease
- It prefers to grow on living or dead hardwood trees. It's not meant to grow on grains!
For you science fiends out there, check out some research on Pubmed that discusses the use of Lion's Mane in modern health treatments.