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What's Agaricus?
"Agaricus" an amazing mushroom growing on the earth
The word "agaricus" refers to all mushrooms belonging to the Agaricus genus, and the constituents of these mushrooms vary greatly depending on their types, cultivation methods, and geographical locations. Above all, Agaricus Blazei Murrill (Japanese scientific name: Himematsutake Iwade strain 101) contains effective constituents the most. Himematsutake
Agaricus (Himematsutake) originally comes from the outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Its seed strain was brought to Japan in 1965 and required 10 years to cultivate.
Agaricus fruiting bodies contain-(13)-D-glucan, -(16)-D-glucan protein complexes and RNA-protein complexes, which help maintain health, and mycelia section contain glucomannan. In addition to them, it is discovered to be rich in vitamins and minerals, which are necessary for health maintenance. Much research on Agaricus (Himematsutake) has been presented at meetings of the Japan Pharmacological Society and the Japanese Cancer Association. Nowadays, as it cannot preserve and spoil easily in plain, normally it is distributed in a dry form, powder, granule, tablet and capsule.