Practitioners of both Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Japanese Kampo medicine have administered medicinal mushrooms for many centuries for a wide variety of health conditions.
Medicinal mushrooms have a rich history of use and an important place in historical Materia Medica and modern science is now validating many of these traditional uses.
There are seven well known medicinal mushroom species approved for medicinal use by the Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA). A brief overview of each of these follows:
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