Grifola frondosa

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Grifola frondosa

[grə‚fō·lə frän′dōs·ə]
(mycology)
A type of mushroom found in parts of the eastern United States, Europe, and Asia, growing in masses at the base of stumps and on roots; has an anticancer effect in patients with lung and stomach cancers or leukemia. Also known as maitake mushroom.
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Further study found that the Maitake D-Fraction "plays well" with conventional treatments, reducing the side effects of chemotherapy while potentiating the benefits for some treatments.
Results: After 5 weeks of treatment in tumour-bearing BALBc mice, we observed that Maitake Pro4X significantly increased the overall survival of animals and reduced the malignancy of breast tumours.
Using everyday household equipment, Russel shows how even a beginner can grow such popular species as oyster, shiitake, lionAEs mane, and maitake mushrooms.
Tailgating Recipe from Michael Steifman: Maitake Mushroom and Manchego Stuffed Burger
Topical applications of a variety of mushrooms, such as shiitake, maitake and tremella are used widely for their skin beautifying qualities.
Different species of mushrooms, including Oyster, Shiitake, Maitake and Lion's Mane are sold in the local market and in other parts of the state.
Maitake mushrooms, also called 'hen of the woods,' are native to northern Japan.
Specialty mushrooms are also showing growth, including shiitake, oyster, maitake and also organics.
Likewise, the photos in Alice Chen's February 2010 Maitake article would not be as useful and informative in black and white.
2 Reishi -- -- PC Maitake -- -- PC Total 9,036 100 NOMBRE 2009 COMERCIAL Proporcion Produccion Proporcion (%) (Ton) (%) Champinones 95.
Moreover, it is reported that some kinds of polysaccharides with a backbone mainly composed of Glcp residues, such as Cladonia furcata polysaccharide and Maitake mushroom polysaccharide, could induce apoptosis in cancer cells (Fullerton et al.