Hericium erinaceus: an edible mushroom with medicinal values

@inproceedings{Khan2013HericiumEA,
  title={Hericium erinaceus: an edible mushroom with medicinal values},
  author={M. A. Khan and M. Tania and R. Liu and M. Rahman},
  booktitle={Journal of complementary & integrative medicine},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract Mushrooms are considered as nutritionally functional foods and source of physiologically beneficial medicines. Hericium erinaceus, also known as Lion’s Mane Mushroom or Hedgehog Mushroom, is an edible fungus, which has a long history of usage in traditional Chinese medicine. This mushroom is rich in some physiologically important components, especially β-glucan polysaccharides, which are responsible for anti-cancer, immuno-modulating, hypolipidemic, antioxidant and neuro-protective… Expand
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