History of the Agaricus blazei Mushroom
The Agaricus blazei mushroom history begins in a mountain town in Brazil. In a mountain town called Piedade, located outside of São Paulo, natives known for longevity and health included a unique mushroom in their daily diets. The natives of the region believed the mushrooms were more than just food, naming them such things as Cogumelo da Vida and Cogumelo de Deus, Portuguese for mushroom of life and mushroom of god.
Around 1970, researchers began to take notice of the inhabitants of Piedade. Natives of Piedade had an unusually low rate of geriatric illness and were known for their longevity.
A Brazilian farmer of Japanese descent, named Takahisa Furumoto, sent spores of the native
Research conducted on the health properties of this mushroom began in Japan and has steadily expanded and spread to the international community. Currently, Agaricus blazei is under intense investigation by researchers from all over the world who regularly publish experiments done with the mushroom in major scientific journals. Check www.pubmed.gov for the most recent research.
Researchers believe Agaricus
AbM Mushroom Products
In 1995, Atlas World began its quest to spread the health benefits of the AbM mushroom to the masses. With the goal of producing premium Agaricus blazei, Atlas World began business after obtaining a patented strain of this special mushroom. This strain of Agaricus