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|Types of Agaricus Offered:
We sell only halved dried ABM. We believe that the best
method for taking ABM is to make a tea using 2 to 4 pieces of ABM per 1
liter of water.
What is the difference between our agaricus and our competitors?
In the photo below, you can see the difference between our high quality agaricus and our competitors low quality agaricus.
difference between our high quality agaricus and our competitors low quality agaricus
Q: Do you ship to other countries?
A: Yes, we ship all over the world using Global Express Mail
from the US Post Office. In fact, our main markets are Spain, Japan,
Korea, Germany, Australia. We ship regularly to these countries.
Q: Are there any research data available with regards to the agaricus mushroom?
A: Yes, the best and most reliable source for information
regarding the agaricus blazei mushroom is still the NCBI/NIH web site.
This web site is maintained by the National Institute of Health which is
funded by the US government. This is the ONLY reliable web site since
it is a database of current and past research documents. I highly
recommend using this web site. There are too many web sites that sell
the products but do not provide any reliable scientific data. The web
sites are pure marketing sites. The link to the NCBI/NIH web site is: http://ncbi.nih.gov/
Q: Do you really guarantee your products?
A: Yes, we are very proud of the agaricus that we grow. If
you are not satisfied with our product, please return it within 30 days
and we will offer you a full refund less shipping. More information is
available on our guarantee page.
Q: How long does it take to receive my order?
A: Depending on where the order is shipped, the shipping time
can vary a lot. For example, using express mail to Spain, your order is
shipped within a few days. Once the order is shipped, it takes
approximately 2 to 4 business days for the items to arrive in Spain at
customs. Once at customs, it can take up to 7 to 12 days to clear.
Shipments within the USA are processed via UPS Ground service. Transit
times for UPS are approximately 2 to 5 business days depending on your
Q: How effective is this mushroom against cancer and other ailments?
A: As with any natural product, effects can vary. There are
many published studies and research data that show that agaricus can be a
good supplement to traditional therapy. Since we are growers and not
medical doctors or herbalists, we cannot say that the product will work
wonders. We feel that the best thing for a customer to do is to inform
themselves with as much information as possible and to stay away from
products or web sites that try to market the product as a cure all. Many
people have said that these mushrooms have helped them a lot. Others
had shown little results. The best thing to do is to do research. Your
health is very important and you should try to take control and to
empower yourself by studying as much as possible about these mushrooms.
For general research data, visit the NCBI/NIH web site at http://ncbi.nih.gov/.
For customers in Spanish language countries, there was a great article
published in Discovery Salud magazine. The link to the magazine and the
article is: http://www.dsalud.com/index.php?pagina=articulo&c=643
Q: Are your agaricus mushrooms from Brazil?
A: We actually get this questions a lot. Apparently, there
are a lot of customers who have been purchasing agaricus products and
the companies have been buying them on the open global market from as
far away places as China and Korea. Our mushrooms are 100% from Brazil
from our farms and growers. We do not mix or use any mushrooms from the
Q: Why are agaricus from Brazil so much more popular?
A: As with most natural products, there are many places that
specialize in certain products. For example, Siberian ginseng, Korean
ginseng, Tahitian Noni, Okinawa sea coral, etc... Every product has an
origin and an ideal and highest quality growing environment. The
agaricus blazei murill mushroom from Brazil has long been considered one
of the best and still the most sought after. When you say agaricus
blazei, most people will still refer to it as Brazilian agaricus.
We are trying to compile as much useful information as possible
for our customers. We will be adding more questions and answers on this
page and creating a larger archive section with more links. We are also
currently working on a Spanish translation for our customers in Spain.
We are always looking for recommendation and suggestions on how to make
our site better. Please e-mail us at any time if you would like to make
any suggestions or comments.
How we grow and process our agaricus:
Our ABM is grown under strict quality and hygienic controls.
First, the correct compost must be prepared. Then we pasteurize and
sterilize the compost to make sure that the compost is not contaminated
with other fungi, insects and bacteria. Once the compost has been
prepared correctly, we then inoculate the compost with ABM hyphae. Then
the compost material with the fully developed ABM mycelia is placed on
open land that has ample sunlight. A layer of sterilized and treated
soil is used to cover the mushroom bed. Once in place, the ABM receives
plenty of water to keep the soil and compost layers moist. Without
sufficient moisture, ABM will not fruit. Once the ABM is ready to
harvest, we harvest the ABM as quick as possible since ABM starts to
spoil very rapidly. The ABM is rinsed and cut into halves and readied
for drying. Drying is done through a slow drying process at temperatures
of 40º Celsius to about 43º Celsius. It is very important to dry the
ABM slowly so that the ABM does not cook or become shocked. Once dried,
the ABM is carefully selected by hand and all ABM that does not meet our
standards are separated. Routine samples are also taken and sent to
laboratories for analysis.
You may also want to consult some of these books that have been written about the Agaricus Blazei Mushroom.