- Amadou felt (which is what our bags and hats are made of)
- Medicinal teas, tinctures, and supplements
- Anti-inflammatory topicals
This Fomes Fomentarius mushroom, AKA the Tinder Conk, grows in Romania on the beach, and is an integral part of the Romanian culture.
Known active components**: - Polysaccharides - Extracellular antimicrobial metabolites - BAS (Basidiomycete Active Substance) - Glucose oxidase enzymes
Medicinal Properties**: - Anti-tumor polysaccharides for cancers of the esophagus, stomach, and uterus - Water extracts have strong antiviral properties and inhibit reproduction of Bacillus - Used to treat arthritis by the Natives of British Columbia - Cauterizing wounds - Smoke as therapeutic incense
Production**: - Highest enzyme activity out of 40 different mushrooms of converting D-glucose into dicarbonyl sugars (important for fermentation)
**MycoMedicinals: An Informational Treatise on Mushrooms by Paul Stamets