Other healthy medical mushrooms. The difference between Chaga and Reishi
If categorized based of botanical classification chaga is a sterile birch fungus (Fungusbetulimis), thetimberfungus - Inonotusobliquus. Chaga mushroom, like Reishi, belongs to wood-destroying mushrooms that cause white core rot; all components of the wood decompose under the action of the fungal enzymes.
Chaga Mycology and Nutraceuticals
Mycology is the branch of biology, the study of fungi. Science and technologies have significantly improved the methods for extracting useful substances from chaga. Chaga takes a special place in mycology. The mushroom is one of the most useful medical mushrooms. It is the first nutraceutical - a useful tea product that supports health, and has therapeutic capacity to prevent from diseases. The American mycologist Paul E. Stamets distinguishes Chaga among other medical mushrooms.