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Reishi & Primordial Chocolate™ No-Bake Cookie Dough

Reishi & Primordial Chocolate™ No-Bake Cookie Dough

Why not get a double whammy of mushroom-mycelium-powered goodness in this edible raw cookie dough made with chopped Primordial Chocolateᵀᴹ and Host Defense® Reishi Powder? Combine these with a few household ingredients and voila! Cookie dough in minutes. Vegan, paleo-friendly,...

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Decoding Latin Binomials

Decoding Latin Binomials

What's in a Name? By Tristan Woodsmith Have you ever wondered why scientists use complicated, italicized, tongue-twisting terminology to describe living organisms? Why in the world would someone choose to say Canus lupus familiaris, when “Dog” is so much simpler?...

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The Makings of a Successful Mushroom Foray

The Makings of a Successful Mushroom Foray

An interview with Tristan WoodsmithEducation and Outreach | Equipment and Cultivation SpecialistFungi Perfecti 1. What does a successful foray look like? A “foray” is essentially a field trip to collect wild mushrooms led by experienced mycologists. Forays come in many different...

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Turkey Tail & Brazil Nut Fruit Smoothie

Turkey Tail & Brazil Nut Fruit Smoothie

Turkey Tail is one of the most well-documented mushrooms in scientific research. With a wide spectrum of beneficial properties, Turkey Tail shows much promise in supporting the immune system with its protein-bound and unique polysaccharides.* It has been found to:...

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Have You Heard the Buzz?

Have You Heard the Buzz?

In 2014, Fungi Perfecti® (parent company to Host Defense® Mushrooms™) started a collaboration with Washington State University (WSU) to explore the potential of utilizing mushroom mycelium extract to help save bees. The research collaboration that has unfolded over the last...

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Where Did Our Ready-To-Grow Mushroom Kits Go?

Where Did Our Ready-To-Grow Mushroom Kits Go?

Grow-Your-Own Mushroom Kit Resources Beginning Fall 2019, Fungi Perfecti will no longer offer our Indoor or Outdoor Mushroom Patches™ or Mushroom Sawdust Spawn. Our Mushroom Plug Spawn, Grain Spawn, Cultures and other cultivation resources will continue to be available. We...

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September is National Mushroom Month & National Honey Month

September is National Mushroom Month & National Honey Month

Happy National Mushroom Month & National Honey Month from Fungi Perfecti®! With these two celebrations in full swing throughout September, it’s the perfect time to highlight the synergistic relationship between two of our favorite things: mushrooms and bees. 
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Meet Loni

Meet Loni

Meet the people behind-the-scenes of Fungi Perfecti®!  We're real people, keeping it real.     NameLoni Jean Ronnebaum aka Ronnebaumanita loniscaria Position & Years with Fungi Perfecti®Fungi Perfecti Retail Office Manager, 9 years  Best Thing About the JobFulfilling our shared...

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Gina's Sweet & Spicy Carrot Cake Smoothie

Gina's Sweet & Spicy Carrot Cake Smoothie

New Host Defense® MycoBotanicals® Brain & Body™ powder provides this morning treat with just the right amount of spice while supporting heart health and mental acuity.* This recipe comes courtesy of Host Defense National Science Educator, Gina Rivers-Contla.    Ingredients...

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