Almond Mushroom (Royal / Sun Agaric) - Agaricus subrufescens
Japanese name - Himematsutake
Chinese name - Ji Song Rong
Portuguese name - Cogumela del Sol
A. subrufescens (also known as A. blazei and A. brasiliensis) is rapidly becoming one of the most popular medicinal mushrooms. It contains high levels of beta-glucans, as well as lipids, including linoleic acid, oleic acid, steric acid and ergosterol.
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