Articles & Information

  • Host Defense® Packaging: The Materials Matter

    Host Defense® Packaging: The Materials Matter

    Originally posted on the Host Defense Blog. By Tristan Woodsmith There are many factors that go into our packaging decisions, from functional considerations like appearance, quality, and convenience, to environmental considerations such as material composition, carbon footprint, and end-of-life recyclability. We put...

  • An interview with Morgan Wolff on growing mycelium and fruit bodies at Fungi Perfecti.

    Mushroom Talk with Morgan: Growing Mycelium and Fruitbodies

    Morgan Wolff is Director of Farm Operations at Fungi Perfecti®. We sat down with him to talk about our production process and some of the key elements of growing high quality mushroom mycelium and fruitbodies.
  • Apple-A-Day Microbiome Smoothie

    Apple-A-Day Microbiome Smoothie

    Support your digestive system with a recipe our Apple-A-Day Microbiome Smoothie! We combine classic ingredients such as apples, peanut butter and cinnamon with Host Defense® Microbiome powder to make this mouth-watering, tummy-loving smoothie.*
  • 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. 
  • How We Grow Mushroom Mycelium

    How We Grow Mushroom Mycelium

    At Fungi Perfecti®, we follow the science. And years of both internal and third-party testing has shown that mushroom mycelium is highly immunologically active. That’s why we use mushroom mycelium in ALL Host Defense® supplements - because it works!* In...

  • The Science of Mushroom Anatomy: Mycelium & the Fruitbody

    The Science of Mushroom Anatomy: Mycelium & the Fruitbody

    Host Defense® Talks with the Expert – Jerry Angelini talks about why we use beneficial mushroom mycelium and fermented substrate in ALL of our supplements.* Jerry Angelini is Head of Science Education at Fungi Perfecti® and Host Defense®. He has...

  • Elderberry Plus Syrup: Elderberries and Mushroom Mycelium

    Elderberry Plus Syrup: Elderberries and Mushroom Mycelium

    Host Defense® Talks with the Expert – How Elderberry Plus supports an engaged and balanced immune system.* Jerry Angelini is Head of Science Education at Fungi Perfecti® and Host Defense®. He has a Masters of Science and Rehabilitation Medicine degree...

  • Mushrooms and the Immune System

    Mushrooms and the Immune System

    From cognition and mood support to energy and stamina, each mushroom species used in Host Defense® Mushrooms™ supplements offers a unique range of potential health benefits. But one thing that each species has in common is the ability to offer...

  • Our >10X Commitment to Being Climate Positive¹

    Our >10X Commitment to Being Climate Positive¹

    As a result of the efforts by this dedicated team, we have committed to not only being carbon neutral, but climate positive! What does climate positive mean? We’re proud to say that as of 2020, Fungi Perfecti and Host Defense are climate positive, offsetting more than 10 times our baseline emissions: >10X Climate Positive.¹