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Reishi Ganoderma lucidum

This legendary species of Ganoderma was favoured by Chinese Emperors with a long history of use as a part of a healthy diet.

Its Chinese name, ling zhi, means, ‘divine mushroom’ or ‘longevity mushroom’, perhaps because of its ability to survive for such a long time.

Like many mushrooms and foods such as oats it is packed-full of beta-glucans which are special polysaccharides known to nourish.