Grower Profile: Cascadia Mushrooms in Bellingham, Washington

At first glance, mushroom mycelium can be somewhat unassuming. Because it doesn’t look like much is happening, the casual observer might not expect anything from this white filament like substance, slowly feasting it’s way across organic matter. But behind this humble appearance hides an enormous amount of potential energy, which- if properly handled- can be unleashed in the form of …

Lion’s Mane Cinnamon Apple Cakes

This tasty breakfast treat is a perfect way to indulge on slow mornings and long weekends. Other: Tip: The batter is meant to be quite runny (thinner than regular pancake batter and slightly thicker than crepe batter) in order to make thin and crispy cakes. If your batter seems too thick add more milk to achieve desired thinness of batter. …

Coffee Vs. Tea: Caffeine Content and Health Benefits

Coffee and tea are both consumed widely in every corner of the world due to their amazing antioxidants and health benefits. Of course, you can’t ignore the fact that caffeine is a powerful stimulant either. A cup of coffee or tea can give you that perfect boost to power through the day. But when it comes to coffee vs. tea, …

13 Must Have Mushroom Books

You can pretty much learn everything you wanted to know from the internet. But for some reason, books are still totally relevant and totally awesome! In this post, I wanted to share some of my favorite books on foraging, growing mushrooms, medicinal mushrooms, and some other fun mushroom books worth reading. The National Audubon Society Field Guide To Mushrooms is …

How to Fix Your Sleep Schedule with 9 Strategies

Everyone struggles with sleep problems now and then. If you find yourself lying awake often, that could signal a deeper problem with your internal clock and sleep cycle. Getting a good night’s sleep is important for both physical and mental health. Today’s culture promotes pulling all-nighters, favoring work and productivity over good sleep. Sadly, this mentality is dangerous because sleep …

Chaga Chai Smoothie

It’s time to turn up the flavor with this spiced up Chaga Chai Smoothie! Hi, I’m Tegan. I have a degree in Nutrition and Food Science and a deep passion for real food and natural health. I am a huge believer in the power of mushrooms, and want to help you get some in your life!

How to Unwind from Stress and Create Time for Yourself Every Day

If you’re reading this from somewhere in the United States, there’s a good chance you’re stressed right now. Did you know that Americans are some of the most stressed people in the world? A Gallup poll recently found that 55% of Americans feel extremely stressed on any given day, compared to 35% across the rest of the world. (1) It’s …

Why Are Some Mushrooms So Hard To Grow?

Why can’t all mushrooms be cultivated? Why are some at the grocery store, and some need to be wild harvested? The sad truth is- not all mushrooms are so easy to grow. In fact, some of the world’s most popular gourmet mushrooms are still only found in the forest. Mushrooms can be broken down into three broad catagories: The first …