Global Medicinal Mushroom Market Research Report - Forecast to 2023

Published - Sep 2018 | Category - Food & Beverages | No. of Pages - 128 | Published By - Market Research Future


A number of different types of mushrooms are available in the market among which some are medicinal while some are poisonous. Over 2000 species of mushrooms are present on planet. Some of the most common species for the mushrooms are Chaga (Inonotus obliquus), Lion’s Mane (Hericium erinaceus), Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum), Shiitake (Lentinula edodes), Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolor), and Cordyceps (Cordyceps sinensis). Medicinal mushrooms are cultivated for their high protein, vitamin and other nutritional content of which the nutrition are extracted and converted to the powders. These powders and mushrooms are used in the treatment of various diseases like asthma, different allergies, common cold and others.

Market Dynamics

Nutraceutical food has gained a huge attention of the people during last few years. Introduction of the advanced extraction technologies has made it possible to extract the vital vitamins from different products. Medical mushroom are good source of antioxidant, amino acids, vitamin, proteins and others which are used in the treatment of the various diseases. The global medicinal mushroom is majorly driven by increasing demand from healthcare sector, and huge medicinal properties. The extract from the mushroom is used to treat various diseases which has supported the growth of the market.

Increasing awareness among the people about the various benefits of the mushroom, increasing health awareness, and changing perspective of the people about the food products have boosted the growth of the market. Many companies and organization are conduction various surveys and seminars to educate the people about the health benefits of medicinal mushroom which will create huge opportunity for the market growth.

On the other hand, presence of cheaper alternative and increasing number of people suffering from mushroom allergy may slow the growth of the market during the forecast period 2018—2026.


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