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Wanderlust Brain Mushroom

Cognitive Function
75g powder

An organic 5 mushroom health blend with zinc derived from Guava to support healthy cognitive function.

AU$42.99

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Consciously created with intelligence and integrity, Wanderlust formulas have a clear purpose: to support you on your wellness journey.

Description

A consciously created organic five mushroom, wholefood health blend, with zinc derived from Guava to support brain health by maintaining healthy cognitive function.

Cognitive function: Zinc derived from Guava supports healthy cognitive function.

Serving Suggestion

Mix ½ a teaspoon (1.84 g) in 200 mL of water, hot beverage or juice.
Alternatively, add to a smoothie or sprinkle onto salad, soups or meals.

Ingredients

Wanderlust Organic Mushroom Blend* (83.8%) [Shiitake mushroom powder*, Enokitake mushroom powder*, Oyster mushroom powder*, Trumpet mushroom powder*, Brown rice powder*, Maitake mushroom powder*], Organic Guava fruit powder * (16.2%) .

*Organic ingredients

No added gluten, dairy, lactose, soy, egg, artificial colours or artificial flavours.

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Sourcing

Organic Shiitake mushroom, organic Enokitake mushroom, organic Oyster mushroom, organic Trumpet mushroom and organic Maitake mushroom sourced from USA.
Organic Guava sourced from India.

Ingredients

We strive to harness the best from nature. We are dedicated to sourcing quality ingredients from around the world, selecting certified organic ingredients wherever possible.
Guava

Psidium guajava

Guava has been cultivated for so many centuries that its place of origin is uncertain. Believed to have originated from Mexico through to Central America, this small, resilient, evergreen tree is now cultivated throughout the world for its health and food value.

The fruit of most varieties is round, though some types are pear shaped. They have white to salmon-pink, juicy seedy flesh and an aromatic fragrance aroma.

Various parts of the plant, including the leaf and the fruit are used for health purpose.

Guava is a natural source zinc which is used to:

  • Support brain health by maintaining healthy cognitive function

Traditionally:
The fruit, leaf, stem and bark of this berry fruit has been used from ancient times.

Enokitake (Enoki) Mushroom

Flammulina velutipes

Believed to have originated in Asia, this popular culinary fungus is now grown worldwide. Due to its widespread availabilityacross the globe, it is also referred to as Golden Needle, Velvet Shank and Winter mushrooms.

This cold loving mushroom fruit through winter and naturally grows on the stumps of the Chinese hackberry tree (Celtis Sinensis, ‘enoki’ in Japanese), and on other trees including Ash, Mulberry and Persimmon trees.

Its botanical name Flammunlina derived from the Latin word flammeus meaning ‘small flame’ refers to the orange caps that shine like ‘little flames’ in the winter sunshine. Velutipes meaning ‘with velvet legs’ is a combination of two Latin words velutinus meaning ‘covered with fine hairs’ and pes or ‘foot’ in reference to what the stems look and feel like.

There is a significant difference in appearance between the wild and cultivated varieties of this mushroom. Cultivated mushrooms have been unexposed to light, resulting in a white colour, whereas wild mushrooms usually display a dark brown to orange colour. The cultivated mushrooms are also grown to produce long thin stems, whereas wild mushrooms produce a much shorter and thicker stem.

Traditionally:
Long used in Chinese and Japanese cuisine it has now gained worldwide recognition as a culinary mushroom. Enoki is available widely, including from leading Australian supermarkets.

Maitake Mushroom

Grifola frondosa

This wood-inhabiting fungus is native to China however is now naturalised in other parts of the world. Maitake forms at the trunk base of old trees or dead trunks, typically oak but also other deciduous hardwoods or conifers.

The meaning of Maitake translates as ‘dancing mushroom’ with mai meaning ‘dance’ and take meaning ‘mushroom’. It is also commonly known as Hen of the Woods, as it closely resembles the texture and meatiness of cooked chicken. It also looks like a hen sitting on her nest in the woods.

Recognised as a wood-decaying fungus (commonly known as lignicolous), it grows on and digests moist wood, causing it to rot. By helping start the decomposition process, it serves as an important and unique function in forest ecosystems. It breaks down the lignin (organic polymer) found in the wood of the trees so that other soil organisms can access the nutrients. Without the help of mushrooms, dead trees and fallen branches would simply sit on the forest floor and not decompose into rich forest soil.

Traditionally:
Historically, the Japanese culture has revered Maitake as a popular and highly prized edible mushroom. It is now widely commercially cultivated and marketed.

Oyster Mushroom

Pleurotus ostreatus

Named because of its resemblance of an oyster; oyster-shaped cap, very short stem, pale colour and slippery texture, the Oyster mushroom grows in temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world. It grows in abundance on the trunks of dead or dying deciduous trees.

Its botanical name Pleurotus is Latin for ‘side ear or sideways’ and refers to the lateral attachment of the stem, Ostreatus meaning ‘oyster’ which acquired its name through its resemblance of oyster shells.

Recognised as a wood-decaying fungus (commonly known as lignicolous), it grows on and digests moist wood, causing it to rot. By helping start the decomposition process, it serves as an important and unique function in forest ecosystems. It breaks down the lignin (organic polymer) found in the wood of the trees so that other soil organisms can access the nutrients. Without the help of mushrooms, dead trees and fallen branches would simply sit on the forest floor and not decompose into rich forest soil.

This fungus is one of the few species of carnivorous mushrooms, having been known to eat bacteria and tiny worms called nematodes. Scientists suggest that this fungus utilise the nutrients in their prey to supplement the low levels of nitrogen available in wood.

Traditionally:
Historically found in Japanese, Chinese and Korean cuisine. It is often picked young for the kitchen due to its taste, smell and tender texture during its earlier years of growth.

Shiitake Mushroom

Lentinula elodes

Native to South East Asia it is now widely grown across the world. Today, it is the second most grown mushroom in the world, behind the common button mushroom.

The meaning of Shiitake translates as ‘oak mushroom’ with shii meaning ‘oak’ (a reference to its common host tree) and take meaning ‘mushroom’.

Recognised as a wood-decaying fungus (commonly known as lignicolous), it grows on and digests moist wood, causing it to rot. By helping start the decomposition process, it serves as an important and unique function in forest ecosystems. It breaks down the lignin (organic polymer) found in the wood of the trees so that other soil organisms can access the nutrients. Without the help of mushrooms, dead trees and fallen branches would simply sit on the forest floor and not decompose into rich forest soil.

Traditionally:
The cultivation of Shiitake is believed to date back thousands of years with a belief it originated in China during the Sung Dynasty (960-1127). Chinese legend credits Wu San Kwung as the originator of Shiitake cultivation, and as such, almost every mushroom growing village in China has a temple in his honor.

Trumpet Mushroom

Pleurotus eryngii

Native to North Africa, Asia and Europe, it is now grown commercially across the world. The Trumpet or King Oyster mushroom is the largest species in the oyster mushroom genus (Pleurotus).

It naturally grows on the roots of Apiaceae plants unlike its Pleurotus relative the Oyster mushroom which is a wood-decay fungus.

Known for its thick, meaty white stem and small tan cap, it is a popular culinary mushroom due to its flavour and texture qualities.

Traditionally:
Historically, the Japanese culture has revered Trumpet Mushroom as a popular and highly prized edible mushroom. It is now widely commercially cultivated and marketed.

Psidium guajava
Guava
Flammulina velutipes
Enokitake (Enoki) Mushroom
Grifola frondosa
Maitake Mushroom
Pleurotus ostreatus
Oyster Mushroom
Lentinula elodes
Shiitake Mushroom
Pleurotus eryngii
Trumpet Mushroom

Our Difference

Consciously Created
Striving for minimal excipients is what sets us apart. From inception, we have approached what we do differently by questioning the use of coating agents, plastic packaging and animal-derived ingredients - so you can positively support yourself and the planet.
Plant-Based Power
Committed to supporting you with plant-active supplements and wholefoods, our range strives to harness the best from nature. Dedicated to sourcing quality ingredients from around the world, we select certified organic ingredients where possible.
All Vegan
Our plant-active wellness supplements and wholefoods are consciously created with intelligence, integrity and purpose—vegan-friendly, minimally processed and free from added artificial flavours and added artificial colours.
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Plant Actives

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Responsible Packaging

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No Added Dairy

No Added Dairy

No Added Gluten

No Added Gluten

 

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