The Fungal Pharmacy, The Complete Guide to Medicinal Mushrooms and Lichens of North America by Robert Rogers


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This is an amazing collection of information about North American medicinal mushrooms. It’s 608 pages folks, a tome of knowledge with good color photography.

From the back cover:

A valuable resource for mycolgists, mushroom hunters, and wild-crafters as well as consumers and practitioners of natural health care, The Fungal Pharmacy, is a landmark compendium in the field of natural medicine. Noted herbalist Robert Rorgers synthesizes a remarkable array of knowledge on over three hundred species of medicinal mushrooms and lichens found in North American, including:

  • Chemical constituents
  • Clinical studies
  • Historical and current use in cultures around the world
  • Homeopathic uses, fungal essences, and personality traits
  • Mycoremediation and propagation
  • Global folklore, etymology, and cultural references
  • Preparation methods
  • Full-color photographs
Robert Rogers teaches plant medicine at Grant MacEwan University and the Northern Star College of Mystical Studies in Edmonton, Canada. He serves as chair of the medicinal mushroom commmitte of the North American Mycological Association and on the editiroial board of the International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms.


  • Paperback: 608 pages
  • Publisher: North Atlantic Books (November 15, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1556439539
  • ISBN-13: 978-1556439537
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