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7 Ways You Can Help Bees

7 Ways You Can Help Bees

Choose Wisely- Buy smart with products like Host Defense® that are bee friendly, organic, and give back to important research causes Snack Smart- Eat local, organic food that’s good for you and the environment Avoid Chemicals- Use green products in...

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Groundbreaking Research Gives Hope to Bees

Groundbreaking Research Gives Hope to Bees

Collaborative research between Host Defense's team and Washington State University has been published in Nature’s Scientific Reports! Mycelium extracts of polypore mushrooms (Reishi and Amadou) have been shown to confer an immune benefit to bees. This research provides an actionable solution against the...

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Bee Friendly Research Update 3

Bee Friendly Research Update 3

Greetings fellow Fungiphiles and the Bee-Mushroomed ! This Earth Day we’re excited to share the latest developments in our Bee Friendly™ Research Initiative, originally unveiled by Paul Stamets during the 2014 Bioneers Annual Conference. For those unfamiliar with the story, our...

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Bee Friendly Research Update 2

Bee Friendly Research Update 2

In our November 2014 newsletter you may have read about our Bee Friendly research initiative. This is what we are calling our research, development, and outreach campaign to draw attention to ways that fungi may be able to help reverse the devastating...

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Bee Friendly Research Update 1

Bee Friendly Research Update 1

Have you heard the buzz? If you saw Paul Stamets’ talk at Bioneers, or have been looking at Host Defense® Breathe dietary supplements lately, you may have seen and wondered about the Bee Friendly™ icon on our products. Bee Friendly...

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The Bee Friendly™ Research Initiative

The Bee Friendly™ Research Initiative

What is Bee Friendly™?BeeFriendly™ is an initiative from Host Defense and Fungi Perfecti to help reverse the devastating declines in the global bee population that are critically threatening the world’s food security. Why do bees need help?Since the initial detection of Colony...

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