'Mycelium vs Fruiting-Body'

Mālama Mushrooms Hawaii Admin
Learn about ‘mycelium’, and the concept of ‘mycelium on grain' that we differentiate ourselves from so vehemently while touting ‘fruiting-body’. 
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Medicinal Mushrooms for hormone balance

Mālama Mushrooms Hawaii Admin

Mushrooms have been used all around the world for centuries for their powerful healing properties and nutritional benefits, but we can also utilize mushrooms for their powerful effects in restoring hormonal balance and regulating different systems of the body! You often hear mushrooms used synonymously with the word adaptogens; herbs, roots, plants, and fungi that help our bodies adapt to stress and achieve balance. This means they combat whatever stressors, toxins, and endocrine disruptors are present when consumed, which ultimately helps our hormone levels find equilibrium. So which medicinal mushrooms can help us stabilize our hormones? REISHI   Reishi has been found to reduce levels 5-alpha reductase, the enzyme that...

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DIY Mushroom Facemasks ✨🍄 Why you should rub fungi on your face

Bold Commerce Collaborator

It's no surprise that many expensive skincare lines have products dedicated to our favorite super-fungi. And we don't blame them - our skin absorbs just as much as our gut does! So if you're already using mushroom powder (and cacao) in your coffee, tea or smoothies (and even if you're not), why not add it into your beauty regimen? The skin benefits are super impressive and our mixes contain no grains, no fillers, or additives.. so like, why not rub 'em on your face?  

Once you read more about our favorite skin-supporting shroom staples, you'll want to make these really easy (and cheap) DIY mushroom skincare recipes for your at-home, cellular glow up! 🙃

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🙃 10 ways to better brain health 🧠

Bold Commerce Collaborator

    Our brains serve as the control center for our body, navigating complex functions and supervising our bodily functions with a quadrillion neurons and 100,000 miles of blood vessels (woah).  This noodly powerhouse is the epicenter of all the things that make us who we are - our dreams, memories, emotions, desires. It defines our identity and how we experience the world (hint: you're using it to read this.. but you knew that 🙃).     We can begin to experience difficulties with memory and cognition for many reasons; lifestyle imbalances, stress, trauma, aging. While some of these things are not always within our control, our cognition and memory are founded on how we take care of our bodies - namely diet, exercise,...

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What is Cordyceps?

Bold Commerce Collaborator
What do ancient aphrodisiac libido tonics, Yaks making novel discoveries for Himalayan sherpas, zombified insects, and record shattering Olympians have in common? They are all directly related to the Cordyceps mushroom! From endurance boosting / anti-fatigue compounds to immunity boosting qualities, Cordyceps is your (fun)guy!
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Meet Maitake: the Hen of the Woods

Bold Commerce Collaborator
Maitake is a “dual-whammy” of being both a delicious gourmet AND a potent medicinal mushroom. This bundle of joy brings a LOT to the table and body, including human trials in a 2009 study at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center on immune system cell stimulation in women with breast cancer.
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