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What’s The Deal With Reishi Mushrooms?

Native to the continent of Asia, Ganoderma lucidum, often referred to as Reishi, is a fungus that thrives in hot, humid conditions. Popular in Eastern medicine, this mushroom has some of the most beneficial triterpenoids, peptidoglycans, and polysaccharides. Reishi mushrooms don’t taste particularly good, but the Chinese have developed ways of cooking them that bring out their best as a culinary […]

Turkey Tail Mushrooms – A Medicinal Mushroom Powerhouse

Turkey Tail Mushrooms

Turkey Tail mushrooms, botanically classified as Trametes versicolor, are striped, multicolored fungi that belong to the Polyporaceae family. They are commonly grown on stumps, logs or branches that are in the process of decomposing. One of the most common varieties of mushrooms found in forests, they take their name from their resemblance to the colored tail […]

All About Lions Mane Mushrooms

Lions Mane Mushrooms

Lion’s mane mushroom is a puffy, fuzzy, white species that grows well on sawdust substrate in an agricultural setting. It has both culinary value due to its versatile texture and flavor profile, as well as medicinal uses supported by ample peer-reviewed research. Called Hericium erinaceus by scientists, lion’s mane supports immune function as well as providing neurological benefits.  One of the ways it enhances immune […]

Butter Crackers with Mushroom Powder

I love butter crackers with mushroom powder! They are easy to make and anything homemade tastes so much better than store-bought. These crackers are a delicious snack on their own and are wonderful with a hot bowl of soup or broken up in a salad instead of croutons.   I recently decided to change up my […]

Why Mushrooms Are So Versatile In Your Kitchen

It would be a grave mistake if we at Guided by Mushrooms didn’t teach our customers the value and importance of mushrooms in your everyday life. We see them smashed by a footprint in our yards every now and again, that one guy in high school always mentioning being “off the ‘shrooms”, and we’ve all […]

Thank you for your generosity in helping to feed our hungry brothers and sisters in Dayton, Ohio

House of Bread, Dayton, Ohio

As we move closer Tax Day, we’ve been assessing 2020 for Guided By Mushrooms. 2020 was a hard year for all of us, some more than others. And while we’ve adjusted how we do business because of COVID-19, we are beyond thankful that we’ve been able to continue to produce nutritious mushrooms and mushroom products […]