National Geographic : 2018 Mar
INDIAN OYSTER Pleurotus pulmonarius This oyster variety is easy to cultivate, contains antioxidants, and may help treat inflammation. POPLAR Agrocybe aegerita The poplar’s anti- oxidant properties were shown in mice to increase skin collagen and reduce some effects of aging. BLUE OYSTER Pleurotus ostreatus Studies have shown that oyster varieties help reduce choles- terol and boost levels of vitamins C and E. YELLOW OYSTER Pleurotus citrinopileatus Like other oyster mush- rooms in the Pleurotus genus, yellow oysters are a known source of antioxidants. SHIITAKE Lentinula edodes Injections of an extract of this mushroom may slow the growth of tumors and improve outcomes of chemotherapy.