Grifola frondosa/ Maitake

Maitake Mushroom Extract

Maitake Mushroom Extract

Latin Name: Grifola frondosa (Fr.) S. F. Gray

Part: Fruit body

Standardization: 30% Polysaccharide

Ratio Powder to Extract: 1kg Extract corresponds to 10kg Powder


Maitake Mushroom

Grifola frondosa is a polypore mushroom that grows in clusters at the base of trees, particularly oaks. The mushroom is commonly known among English speakers as hen-of-the-woods, ram’s head and sheep’s head. It is typically found in late summer to early fall.Maitake is a type of medicinal mushroom said to offer a wide range of health benefits. For instance, maitake is often used to boost the immune system and, in turn, fight off cancer and certain infections (such as hepatitis and HIV).