An Exploration of Tradition, Healing, & Culture
This is a modern handbook for exploring and understanding the rich traditions of healing fungi in Eastern and Western cultures. Author Christopher Hobbs thoroughly documents and details the nutritional and health benefits of over 100 species of edible fungi.
This is one of the most complete works on the cultural, health-promoting and medicinal uses of mushrooms ever published.
Some of the ways medicinal mushrooms promote health includes the following: help prevent and treat cancer, benefit people with HIV/AIDS, assist people with heart disease, strengthen immune function, nourish eyes and digestion, and heal skin ailments.
This is an important source book for anyone interested in edible and medicinal mushrooms.