Six fungal friends + herbal allies to help seasonal blues 🌤

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As it gets colder for some of us and the days shorter, seasonal sadness can become a real threat to our mental wellness (we’ve already lost islanders... ‘what are seasons???’). Although there are plenty of things that should be prioritized in the stabilizing of your foundation before leaning on supplements, there are definitely mushrooms and herbs that can give you an instant mood lift! *It is important to note that if you’re taking antidepressants some of the herbs mentioned below cannot be coupled with them. Please do research and consult your physician before self-diagnosing.   1. St. John's Wort –  Miraculous Golden...

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Neurogenesis: How to Build your Brain

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Join us as we explore the phenemomen of neurogenesis (the building of brain and nerve cells) and how to promote it in our own bodies!
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Make your own spore print!

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Make your own spore print  What's a spore?  A spore is like a seed for fungi. Like collecting seeds from plants, you can collect spore prints of mushrooms you've foraged to aid in your identification sleuthing. 🕵️‍♀️ Mycologists use spore size, shape and color to help identify an unknown species of mushroom.  The spore of a mushroom holds all of the genetic material required to form a new fungus. Mushrooms are actively ejecting spores all of time (even if you're just chillin' reading this on your couch, you have spores on you right now. If you just tried to rub them off, they're still there. Don't even...

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'Mycelium vs Fruiting-Body'

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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

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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

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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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