Bears Head Tooth (Hericium Americanum)
Hericium Americanum or Bear’s Head Tooth is a mushroom that grows in the
Pacific Northwest. Like all other types of Hericium, it contains a compound called
“erinacines” which is increasingly being studied for it’s neuroprotective effects
and has shown potential in treating Alzheimer's disease and dementia.
2. Cognitive enhancement*
Hericium Americanum can grow on a number of different kinds of deciduous
trees such as beech, maple, birch, oak, walnut and sycamore. Similar to other
Hericiums, they grow downward spines that resemble fungal icicles. Edible when
young, make sure it is white and cook it before eating. They must be fresh,
meaning still growing when picked, otherwise, they become bitter with an
unpleasant aftertaste. With it’s pleasant, nutty taste and mild odor, this
mushroom just may become your new culinary favorite!
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The liquid culture syringes are between 10 and 12cc and are ready to inject to
your substrate of choice such as sterilized rye berries or supplemented connifer
*This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure,
or prevent any disease.