Shiitake mushrooms contain lentinan and lenthionine. Shiitake mushrooms are edible mushrooms sometimes used in cooking, and extracts of shiitake mushrooms are sold which claim to have various health benefits.
Theory[edit | edit source]
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Clinicians[edit | edit source]
Risks and safety[edit | edit source]
Costs and availability[edit | edit source]
Easily available, expensive as a cooking ingredient in comparison to ordinary mushrooms.
Equilibrant[edit | edit source]
Shiitake mushrooms are one of the ingredients in equilibrant, a supplement created to help patients with ME/CFS.