When it comes to medicinal mushroom products, the term “Full Spectrum” gets used a lot. It is an interesting statement, but what does it mean? Is it simply a marketing gimmick? An examination of this statement shows that U.S. producers of mycelium are primarily claiming that their product has all of the fungal parts: mycelium, […]
About Jeff Chilton
Jeff Chilton has been in the mushroom industry for over 40 years, is the co-author of The Mushroom Cultivator, and is President of NAMMEX, a company specializing in the production of medicinal mushroom products for the Nutraceutical, Functional Food and Nutritional Supplement Industry.
Entries by Jeff Chilton
Join Ronnie Landis and Jeff while they discuss: Jeff’s passion for mycology Mushrooms and their benefits Using food as medicine bitterness and its value in foods Mushrooms and their role in our forrests The mushroom lifecycle Mushrooms as food vs. mushrooms as supplements How some mushroom products are mostly starch What to look for in […]
Jeff discusses medicinal mushrooms with Michael Max of the Yong Kang Chinese Medicine Clinic. In the episode they discuss: Jeff’s history and how he discovered mushrooms What are Cordyceps What testing is involved for mushrooms What are the important polysaccharides in mushrooms Triterpenoids – what are they? What are the different types of reishi mushrooms […]
Jeff discusses mushrooms with Candace Hunter and Sue Sierralupé on Real Herbalism Radio. Candace and Sue do a follow up episodes on mushrooms as well which you can listen to here.
Jeff discusses mushrooms with Matthew Walrath on the Beyond Macros Podcast. In the episode they discuss: The different plant parts of these fungi The nutritional value of mushrooms The different compounds that can be found in edible mushrooms. Why not all mushrooms are similar. The medicinal compounds in mushrooms. How different mushrooms have different levels of active compounds. The […]
In August, 2017, Nature, the worlds most cited scientific journal, published in its Scientific Reports an important analytical study about Reishi medicinal mushroom products. United States Pharmacopeial Convention (USP) sponsored this project with a leading mushroom scientist from China, Dr. Li Shao-ping. In their research, 19 different Reishi mushroom products sold in the USA were […]
Since Nammex only sells genuine medicinal mushrooms, we think it is important that everyone understands exactly how our mushrooms are grown. We have put together this 30 minute video that brings mushroom growing out of the dark and into the light. We hope you enjoy it and can appreciate the many steps that growing mushrooms […]
In this episode you’ll learn about: Jeff’s journey into the mountains of Mexico Jeff walking around trade shows in 1989 when no one knew what medicinal mushrooms were the different types of species of mushrooms and their benefits how to shop for mushrooms how Nammex grows mushrooms how Jeff drinks his coffee with mushrooms why […]
In a recent article in Nutraceuticals World that focuses on immunity issues, author Alan Richman interviews Jeff about the role mushrooms play in keeping people healthy. Jeff believes that finding balance and reaching a state of homeostasis is the key to good health. When we are in harmony with our surroundings we are resonating in […]
The North American medicinal mushroom market is expanding and Nammex is at the forefront. Because most nutritional supplement companies understand green herbs but not mushrooms, much of what Nammex does is educational. Stephen Daniels discusses with Jeff the current issues facing the mushroom market and what role Nammex has played in the new trends in […]