Breaking down all you need to know about this extraordinary superfood.
So, you’re drinking mushroom coffee. You enjoy the taste, its health boosting benefits, and its ability to give you natural energy for the entirety of your day. Have you always wanted to take an exploration into the ingredients inside Dodjivi’s mushroom coffee?
We’re here to help! In our first edition of “Dodjivi’s Mushroom Guide” today, we will be sharing about all things Lion’s Mane Mushroom.
Let’s Start with the Basics
Did you know there are many names for Lion’s Mane, including: Hericium erinaceus, mountain-priest mushroom, and bearded tooth fungus. If you spot out one of these names in an ingredient list, it’s your trusted Lion’s Mane.
Now that we’ve got the name variations covered, it’s time to talk shape, size, and colour. Lion’s Mane are typically large, white shaggy mushrooms that look similar to a lion’s mane as they grow.
Lion’s Mane can be found in Northern America and Canada. Mushrooms grow from fungal spores that thrive in damp, dark conditions such as hardwood logs in late summer and fall. As mushrooms require decaying matter, you won’t find Lion’s Mane growing on living trees; but most commonly found growing on deadwood.
They can also be found growing in the wounds of dying or dead trees. Next time you’re going for a stroll in the woods, keep an eye out for some Lion’s Mane mushrooms.
What Makes it Good for you?
It is known that including plants and herbs into your diet can help achieve more balanced wellness. For centuries, Lion’s Mane have been incorporated into East Asian dishes and have only recently become popular in North America.
There are various health benefits of Lion’s Mane that may make it worth your while to add to your diet. Research indicates that are known to stimulate the growth of brain cells. Great for brain function, Lion’s Mane has got you covered, YAMA YAMA.
Incorporating Lion’s Mane into your daily routine can ultimately help improve the functioning of the HIPPOcampus, reducing stress to improve focus. Does Fafa Mush in our logo make more sense now? Dodjivi gives you all the brain-boosting antioxidants to keep your mind clear, to focus on the important things.
A Functional Food
Lion’s Mane are edible mushrooms that can be enjoyed raw, cooked, dried, steeped, or blended into your daily cup of coffee. More than just being a tasty ingredient in your meals and beverages, Lion’s Mane are considered a functional mushroom.
You may be wondering what a functional mushroom is. All mushrooms serve a function providing various health benefits that stretch beyond fueling our bodies. Lion’s Mane mushroom is great for many reasons. Just to name a few, this mushroom is helpful at improving brain clarity, reducing stress, and giving you natural energy.
This functional mushroom really goes above and beyond for your health and wellness. Supporting your body functions, many people have been turning to this superfood for all it has to offer, WEEPA!
Lion’s Mane X Dodjivi
Dodjivi is here to help you on your wellness journey, that’s why we have incorporated Lion’s Mane into our 4 Protection Immunity Blend. Loaded with nutrients, this blend is the best defense for your immune system. Crafted with three other functional mushrooms, Reishi, Turkey Tail, and Chaga, your coffee has never been healthier.
Interested in elevating your wellness game? Try our Immunity Blend today!