Agrocybe aegerita

(Pioppino)

Agrocybe aegerita

Alpha Extracts Mushrooms
Powders & Extracts

Agrocybe aegerita, commonly known as the Pioppino mushroom or Velvet Pioppino, is highly appreciated in various culinary traditions around the world. Also known as Poplar Mushroom or Swordbelt Mushroom, it originates from Europe and is now cultivated globally for both its delicious taste and health benefits.

All mushroom powders and extracts are organic, certified according to:

EU, UK, Cosmos Organic Certificate

More about

Auricularia auricula (judae)

Modern research has uncovered a plethora of potential medical applications for Auricularia auricula, attributing to it anti-tumour, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-thrombotic, hypoglycemic, cardioprotective, anticoagulant, and cholesterol-lowering properties.

Main uses as Mushroom Powder:

  • Rich in Polysaccharides, Ergosterol, Amino Acids, and Vitamins: Contains valuable nutrients that contribute to its health-promoting properties.
  • Acts as a Prebiotic and a Good Source of Fiber: Supports digestive health by nourishing beneficial gut flora.
  • Offers a Rich, Earthy Flavor: Enhances the taste of various dishes without overpowering other ingredients.
  • Utilized in Cosmetics: Employed as an ingredient in skincare products for its potential anti-aging and skin-firming properties.

Main uses as Mushroom Extract:

  • Ideal for Savory Dishes: Enhances flavors in recipes such as stews, risottos, and stir-fries.
  • Blends Well with Both Sweet and Savory Mixes: Can be used in small concentrations to complement a variety of food products without dominating the flavor profile.
  • The 50% Extract Offers Robust Flavor and Enhanced Health Benefits: Especially effective in capsules and tablets due to its concentrated form.
  • Applied in Seasonings, Spices, and Culinary Preparations: Adds depth to sauces, marinades, and seasoning blends.

Main uses in Supplement Formulations:

  • Antimicrobial properties
  • Anti-inflammatory properties
  • Antioxidant properties
  • Blood Pressure regulation
  • Blood Sugar regulation
  • Bone health support
  • Cancer Prevention
  • Cardiovascular support
  • Cognitive function support
  • Detoxification
  • Digestive health modulation
  • Energy boost
  • Immune system support
  • Liver health support
  • Mental health support
  • Respiratory health support
  • Skin health support
  • Weight management

Side Effects: Research on potential side effects is lacking.

Interactions: Current research on interactions is limited and relatively unknown.