For decades, researchers have been quantifying the nutritional value of mushrooms. Modern studies link mushrooms as possible cancer-fighters, immunity-boosters, and even anti-aging dietary sources. So it’s no surprise that a few mighty mushrooms have migrated beyond the produce section, earning recognition in the pharmaceutical world and beyond.
Now, the secret’s out. Food manufacturers everywhere add finely ground nutraceutical mushroom powder into their food products for extra health benefits, beyond their basic nutritional value.
How can you blame them? Our organic specialty mushroom powders provide support for a healthy mind, energy, endurance, and immune support — with minimal impact on the flavor of your favorite food and beverage products.
Learn more about Our Nutraceutical Story and witness the power of Monterey’s medicinal mushroom powders for yourself.
Fungi-based nutraceutical powders have been traditionally associated with medicinal mushroom benefits.**
Explore our medicinal mushroom chart below:
Also known as Sun, Cogumelo do Sol, and Himematsutake mushrooms, Blazei mushrooms support insulin resistance, help manage physical and emotional stress, stimulate the immune system, and offer anti-inflammatory benefits.
Chaga are naturally adaptogenic mushrooms commonly used in beverages, breads and pastries, and as a seasoning. Chaga mushroom powder provides high levels of antioxidants, promotes anti-aging, helps balance the metabolic system, and supports immune health.
Regularly used in Asia as a culinary flavor booster due to its mouth-watering, savory flavor, Cordyceps mushroom powder improves vitality and endurance, improves oxygen consumption and delivery to increase energy, and supports healthy vascular function and respiratory health.
Lion’s Mane mushrooms are cultivated for the kitchen; when cooked, they have a similar taste and texture to prawns, scallops, and lobsters. Lion’s Mane mushroom powder supports cognitive health and a healthy nervous system, and helps with focus, creativity, and mood.
Delivering a savory, umami flavor in cooking, Maitake are found fresh or dried in grocery stores. Maitake mushroom powder helps maintain balanced blood sugar and insulin levels and supports healthy weight control and the immune system.
Reishi are naturally adaptogenic mushrooms frequently used in beverages, soups, or grilled or sautéed. Reishi mushroom powder provides balance, helps manage stress, and supports longevity, immune systems, and cardiovascular systems.
First cultivated around 700 years ago, Shiitake are now the second most commonly cultivated mushroom. Shiitake mushroom powder supports the immune system, offers strong cardiovascular support, and may protect against inflammation..
This slightly sweet mushroom boasts colorful fruiting bodies that are usually consumed in mushroom supplement formulations. Turkey Tail mushroom powder enhances the immune system and improves stamina and gut health.
**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. If you are pregnant or lactating, have a medical condition, or are on medications, please consult with your licensed healthcare provider before using nutritional supplements.
We grow, process, and pack in our own facilities to guarantee the integrity and quality of our products.
Our 100% Fruiting Body powders contain premium potency levels and contain pure fruiting bodies grown on hardwood or in compost with the exception of Cordyceps, which are grown on sorghum. They are harvested at optimal maturity to maximize potency. This product is best for nutraceutical and pharmaceutical supplement applications.
Mycelium & Fruiting Body powders contain industry-leading potency levels and a broader spectrum of active compounds. This product is best for its mild flavor. These powders consist of mushroom mycelium cultivated on organic sorghum, including the mushroom's extracellular compounds.
Our certified organic mushroom powders are a rich source of nutrients, including polysaccharides, beta-glucans, vitamins, and minerals. Produced with fungi that are grown, processed, and packed in the United States, our nutraceutical mushrooms are certified organic by CCOF and kosher by KOF-K.
Mushroom powders are made from dehydrated and ground mushrooms. The type of powder depends on the variety and part(s) of the mushroom that is used.
Nutraceutical products are those used as medicine in addition to being used for nutrition; medicinal mushrooms can offer extra benefits.
Mushroom varieties like Maitake, Reishi, and others are grown on grain that’s inoculated with the mushroom culture. They are then dehydrated and ground into a fine powder, which can easily be incorporated into your favorite food and beverage products with minimal impact on the flavor.
We teamed up with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to replicate vitamin D-rich sunlight indoors with ultraviolet (UV) light. There are other ways you can add vitamin D to your products, but none of those options are as clean-label, vegan, and natural as pure mushroom powder.
Check out our free guide to learn even more about High Vitamin D Mushrooms.
We know mushrooms! From seed (spawn) to powder, we have control over every aspect of our business as we’re vertically integrated. In fact, we’re the only vertically integrated mushroom producer in North America. The spawn we use to grow our medicinal mushrooms is produced by our affiliate, Amycel SpawnMate. Then, we grow, dry, and package everything at our facility in California to ensure our mushrooms powders reach their full potential.
If that’s not enough, we third-party test for heavy metals, pesticides, mycotoxins, polysaccharides, and various active compounds. In house we test every product for potency, quality, and purity, and we have that verified by a third party periodically.
Our certified organic powdered mushrooms, including our high vitamin D mushroom powder, are a rich source of nutrients, including polysaccharides, beta-glucans, vitamins, and minerals. Food manufacturers add powdered mushrooms to their products for the extra vitamin boost without compromising taste and to meet customer expectations.
Our mushroom supplement powders are regularly used in:
Our premium organic nutraceutical mushrooms are dehydrated and processed into powder that easily integrates — perfect for blending into popular food and beverage products. Incorporating nutraceutical and high vitamin D mushroom powders into your best-selling products enhances the nutrition label without affecting the great taste your customers love.
Mushroom powders are available in: