Catskill Fungi produces high quality triple-extracted mushroom health tinctures from fungi that have wild-crafted or grown on our family farm. Our consulting branch incorporates edible and medicinal mushroom cultivation into residential landscape design. We enjoy sharing our love of mushrooms on our guided mushroom walks, through cultivation workshops, and through our mushroom inspired art.
Catskill Fungi has a foundation of permaculture principles. This means the core of our business is about helping people and improving the planet through our work with mushrooms. We practice sustainable harvesting, leave-no-trace principles, and compassion for the environment.
A few health tinctures from Catskill Fungi:
Chaga – Clinker Polypore – Cinder Conk
Inonotus obliquus – Known for its immune enhancing properties, this fungi has been hailed in Russia and Eurasia for generations.
Maitake – hen of the woods
Grifola frondosa – With high protein and vitamin content this mushroom also has exhibited the ability to lower cholesterol and regulate blood pressure.
One of the most studied mushrooms to date, Ganoderma tsugae promotes longevity and healthy living in a variety of ways. Being an alkaloid mushroom, it can help to balance the body’s pH. It is also a recognized cholesterol, blood sugar, and blood pressure moderator. This mushroom has been shown to help detoxify and protect the liver.
Hen of the woods / Maitake
Most edible mushrooms are between 7 to 30 percent protein (dried weight). Maitake weighs in as one of the most protein packed at 27-30% protein. Maitake mushrooms are also known to contain some of the highest Vitamin D levels of any mushroom with over 1200IU per 100 grams.