Q, What are some mushroom basics?
A: Mushrooms are part of the Fungi Kingdom, which also includes yeasts and molds. Even though they were once considered to be plants, they are actually more closely related to animals. The largest living organism on earth is a honey fungus that grows in the mountains of Oregon, it measures 2.4 miles across!
There are well over a million species of mushrooms on Earth. Some are edible, others are poisonous, and many are yet unknown. The edible types are not only delicious to eat, they are also very nutritious. Some mushroom varieties are known for their exceptional healing qualities, and they can be used as dietary supplements. Even more, mushrooms have recently been used for environmental applications. This is because they live by breaking down and eating decaying organic matter, and they play an important role in the cycle of regeneration within an ecosystem. In the near future, mushrooms may actually play an important role in healing the environment and saving the planet.
Q, What are the health benefits of our mushroom chocolate bars?
A: Certain mushroom varieties, such as Lion’s Mane or Reishi, have been used for centuries in many cultures for their healing properties. Some research has been conducted with animal-based trials and test-tube studies, and the findings have been very promising.
The list of benefits includes: anti-inflammatory effects, antioxidants, immune-boosting properties, better cognitive functioning, nerve health and repair, improved mood, cancer-fighting properties, among others.
Q, Are one up mushroom products certified organic?
A: We do not use any chemicals or pesticides while growing our mushrooms. However, we do use soybean hulls in our substrate which are not USDA-certified organic. We are currently in the process of sourcing our raw materials from organically-certified growers, in order to be fully compliant with organic certification standards.
Q, Is my information secure?
A: Yes. We will never share any of your information with third parties. Checkout payments are securely encrypted.
Q, When will i receive my products?
A: We normally ship within two to three business days of order confirmation. Please let us know if you have any issues and we will help it get sorted as soon as possible.