February 2021 Wild Mushroom Fair
Sunday, February 14th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Online event using Zoom
More details soon
Keynote Speaker: Robert Rogers
Program: "Medicinal Mushrooms: The Human Clinical Trials"
Medicinal mushrooms benefit human health, by optimizing immune health and reducing inflammation. They show clinical efficacy in treating various cancers, cardiovascular and respiratory issues, diabetes, hepatitis, kidney disease, and numerous auto-immune conditions. Forward thinking herbalists, MDs, oncologists and pharmacists would like to use medicinal mushrooms, but are looking for proof. Human clinical studies from the scientific and medical journals suggest medicinal mushrooms may be effective. For a wide range of life-threatening conditions, including numerous "gold standard" double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized human clinical trial publications. Both fruiting body and mycelium products show efficacy in improving quality of life during chemotherapy or radiation, as well as prolonged survival rates.
LAMS Meeting January 2021
Tom Bruns
Evolutionary history of the Basidiomycota
LAMS Slide Share January 2021
Discussion of mushroom images submitted by members
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LAMS is a non-profit group whose purpose is to foster and expand the understanding and appreciation of mycology (that is the study of mushrooms and fungi).
We create and sponsor fun mushroom related events and help people learn about and identify mushrooms they find in the greater Los Angeles area.
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