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Getting to know: Lion's Mane Mushrooms

Getting to know: Lion's Mane Mushrooms

The Lion’s Mane mushrooms have some unique potential health benefits, based on some early stages of scientific studies. Keep in mind these benefits still need to be further confirmed.

One unique benefit is the mushroom may improve cognitive functioning, such as memory, concentration, learning and decision-making. A study in Japan discovered that a group of 15 people all aged between 50 to 80 years old saw improvements in their mild cognitive impairment when regularly taking tablets containing the Lion’s Mane. Including the mushroom in a diet may potentially help slow down the effects of diseases...

New mushrooms coming early 2021

The later part of 2020 was a huge success for us at JCB Gourmet Mushrooms.  It was largely a huge learning curve and we made many mistakes, errors and screw ups, sometimes all at the same time.  However the one area that we did make very good decisions on was the types of mushrooms that we would start growing. At this point, December 23rd we have 12 different  types of mushrooms that we are growing.

Pink Oyster

Blue Oyster

Pearl Oyster

King Oyster

Shimofuri  (AKA Black Pearl King or Hiratake)

Lions Mane






Turkey Tail


A glimpse into my mind

A glimpse into my mind

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