There is no a corner of the planet that does not have mushrooms or fungi.
They are one of the most extensive living organisms on Earth, second only to insects in number and diversity.
This vast, mostly unexplored realm of living organisms is also an incredible resource of potential medicinal value and a nutrient rich resource that scientists have yet to fully discover.
Mushrooms will undoubtedly become a new generation of drugs that will turn the views of physicians on the problems of treating various disease and illness.
This book presents about 300 species of medicinal fungi from more than 60 families, which have a restorative and tonic effect on theimmune system and some of which possess anti-tumor properties and can be used for the prevention and treatment of many cancers and other serious illnesses, strengthening the immune system and help the patient cope with these diseases.
Knowledge of the application of mushrooms and their use not only as food, but also as medicine, will help people find an alternative way of maintaining health in our modern societies rife with stress, pollutants and man made toxins.