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5 Functional Mushrooms We Love—and Why

5 Functional Mushrooms We Love—and Why

Jul 6th 2021

Whether you love hiking and staying active or prefer cuddling up on the couch with your dog, maintaining proper health is essential for you to continue doing the things you love. That’s where mushrooms come in. Mushrooms are incredible for the body. They may help the body perform at an optimal level, and they’re even a top plant-based source of vitamin D. Here’s a breakdown of some of our favorite functional mushrooms and their benefits.


Agaricus mushrooms are most commonly known for their ability to stimulate the immune system and fire up digestion because they contain natural digestive enzymes, such as amylase, trypsin, maltase, and protease. Agaricus mushrooms are a powerful ingredient in our  Turmeric & Mushrooms, packed with vitamin D and C to help you fight off feeling lousy.


Cordyceps is known for improving endurance and combating muscle fatigue, an ideal addition to athletes' diets. Our  Beets & Mushrooms is crafted with cordyceps to give you that afternoon pick-me-up.


Maitake is also an immune system supporter and may help stimulate natural immune function. Maitake mushrooms paired with matcha green tea in our  Matcha & Mushrooms blend works to give your metabolism a lift.

Lion’s Mane 

No, this is not the actual hair from a lion. Lion’s Mane a powerful mushroom and our favorite brain booster! Lion's Mane may help mental focus and supports overall brain health. Try Cacao & Mushrooms for a sharp focus featuring Lion's Mane mushrooms and some of nature’s most potent superfoods.


Reishi is known as the King of Herbs. It boasts a handful of benefits but is most commonly known as an immune system booster, stress reducer, and sleep improver. Our Maca & Mushrooms is crafted with gelatinized maca to be easy on digestion and supports the feeling of calm thanks to the balancing Reishi mushrooms.

Now that you know how fantastic mushrooms can be, how can you start reaping the benefits? Most of us aren’t out foraging on the weekends or may not care for the taste and texture of freshly cooked mushrooms. That’s what makes our unique Superfood & Mushroom Blends so handy and powerful. With every ingredient in just the right place, Superfood & Mushroom Blends are crafted with your lifestyle in mind.

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Sunfood's "Natural Solutions" does not promote or suggest natural cures, natural healing or natural remedies for any disease, disorder or ailment thereof. This information should be treated as educational material gathered and discovered from various studies, clinical trials, and customer reviews. It is designed to encourage healthy lifestyles and independent conclusions in regard to natural products and alternative health choices. It is best to consult with your healthcare practitioner before attempting any form of natural cure, natural healing or natural remedy to any health issues.