Host Defense Blog

  • Responsible Mushroom Foraging

    Responsible Mushroom Foraging

    We love mushrooms and we know you do, too! Whether you’re an expert mycologist (like Paul Stamets!), a cook who loves working with edible wild mushrooms, or someone who enjoys a stroll in the woods, as a community of mushroom...

  • Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a Certified B Corporation

    Fungi Perfecti, LLC is a Certified B Corporation

    Fungi Perfecti is now a Certified B Corporation™, joining a growing group of businesses around the world committed to creating a more sustainable future through conscientious choices, transparency in operations, and corporate responsibility. What is a B Corporation? The “B”...

  • Lion's Mane Mushroom growing on the side of a tree.

    Lion’s Mane Mushroom Benefits*

    Often referred to as “The Smart Mushroom,” Lion’s Mane is one of the most well-known beneficial mushroom species world-wide. With important benefits for brain health, like supporting memory, cognition, and mental clarity, Lion’s Mane is a popular supplement choice among...

  • Myceliated Grain Vs Filler

    Myceliated Grain vs Filler

    The mycelium and fermented substrate - also known as ‘mycelium biomass’ or ‘myceliated grain’ - is a unique ingredient that has been converted as mushroom mycelium consumes and ferments a food source, whereas a ‘filler’ is an inactive ingredient that serves to add weight or bulk to the main ingredient. But the substrate, once fermented, is actually immunologically active and complements the health-supporting benefits of the mycelium.*
  • We're Climate Positive

    We're Climate Positive

    When you purchase beneficial mycelium-based supplements from Host Defense® Mushrooms™, you are supporting impactful sustainability efforts and climate positive action!*