Hericium erinaceus

Lion's Mane Mushroom

Lion’s mane mushrooms, also known as hou tou gu or yamabushitake, are large, white, shaggy mushrooms that resemble a lion’s mane as they grow.

Lion's Mane Mushroom and Parmesan Fettuccine

Recipes Featuring Fresh and Dried Lion's Mane Mushroom.

Lion’s Mane mushroom has a taste and texture similar to lobster or crab; stringy, meaty, and delicate. Once cooked, it’s slightly chewy, tender, and juicy, with a seafood-like taste.  

“This is my favorite mushroom.” -Michael M.

Featured Articles

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How To Grow Lion's Mane Outdoors

We will teach you the simplest and lowest maintenance way to grow delicious medicinal mushrooms outdoors. Minimal equipment needed.

Lion's Mane For Brain Health

Lion’s mane may benefit older adults with mild cognitive impairment, according to a small study published in Phytotherapy Research in 2009.

How To Choose The Best Lion's Mane Supplement

Everything you need to know to choose the best and most effective lion’s mane mushroom supplement. What to look for, what to avoid, and which questions to ask.

Top 4 Mind-Blowing Benefits of Lion's Mane Mushroom

Here are the top 4 mind-blowing benefits of lion’s mane mushroom.

What They Say


Jonah Schwarz

“Lion’s mane is my favorite nootropic. I always notice a difference when I forget to take it.”

Erin Lawrence

“Everyone should try lion’s mane.”

Teddy Park