Cultivated Turkey Tail is Available for the First Time After three years of research and development, Nammex – an organic mushroom extract ingredient supplier – has achieved a breakthrough: Close to 80 tons of fresh Trametes versicolor, commonly known as turkey tail, have been cultivated and harvested for commercial purposes this year. With that, Nammex […]
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
Mushroom scientists from around the world gathered in Nantong, China, from September 19th-23rd, 2019, at the most recent ISMM conference on medicinal mushrooms. Sessions were divided into multiple categories: Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Nutritional and Medicinal Values, Biodiversity and Ethnomycology, and Cultivation. Jeff Chilton, founder of Nammex, elaborated upon his previous presentation at the International […]
Reishi is a warm temperature mushroom, growing and maturing during the summer in temperatures of 80F, and harvested in early September. With this in mind, we arrived in China on the first of September for our annual audit of mushroom farms. It had been a few years since we had visited reishi farms and we […]
The July/August issue of Inside Laboratory Management, the Journal of AOAC International, has listed the peer reviewed article, Measurement of Beta-glucan in Mushrooms and Mycelial Products, as the second most downloaded article of 2017/2018. AOAC International is the governing body that sets the standards for analytical testing methods. This research, carried out by Dr. Barry […]
Jeff speaks with Katie Hess about medicinal mushrooms on the FlowerLounge Podcast. Full show notes.
Jeff talks mushrooms with Stuart Cooke from 180 Nutrition. Full show notes and transcript.
Jeff talks mushrooms with Dr. Yami on the Veggie Doctor Radio podcast.
Charis Lindrooth is an herbalist, chiropractor and community organizer who shares her wisdom about natural and sustainable health and wellness. In this episode, Charis and Jeff dive into medicinal mushrooms and many of the quality control issues that effect our industry.
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