“For millennia, mushrooms have been valued by humankind as an edible and medical resource. A large body of experimental and clinical evidence has demonstrated the health beneficial properties of mushrooms.”
(from an article of Wasser, 2002 *)
Wasser, S. P. (2002). Medicinal mushrooms as a source of antitumor and immunomodulating polysaccharides. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 60, 258e274.