In Asia, mushrooms have long held an esteemed place among herbal practitioners. Here in the West, they’ve quietly waited for us to awaken to their medicine. Luckily for us, pioneers like Jeff Chilton, commercial grower, founder of Nammex and expert in the medicinal mushroom industry for over 40 years, have opened the doors to the fungal pharmacy. Today, we’re talking with Jeff about the science and evolution of mushroom medicine in the West.

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Jeff Chilton founded Nammex Organic Mushroom Extract Company in 1989 after more than a decade of growing, researching and collecting medicinal mushrooms. He is the co-author of the book, The Mushroom Cultivator, which still stands as a mushroom grower’s Bible. Jeff has built a connection with researchers and mushroom growers around the world to expand knowledge about his beloved fungal friends.

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