Lion’s Mane also known as Hericium Erinaceus has had studies find that this edible mushroom can protect against dementia, aide in the recover from injuries to the nervous system, can help manage diabetes symptoms, increase energy and much. Also known as “The Hedgehog mushroom” or “Monkey Head” and was very popular with Chinese traditional medicine.
Fruiting body can start out all white or sometimes have a hint of yellow or pink to them. Mushrooms will slowly discolor to yellow after maturity, and is best to harvest before this happens. Lions Mane is saprotrophic decaying dead hardwood logs in the wild, usually cultivated on synthetic logs indoors. Takes about 2 weeks to fully mature and will begin to grow teeth like formations that can reach up to 4 inches long.