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Side Effects of Mushroom Coffee: What to Consider Before You Try It

“Mushroom coffee” refers to some concoction of mushroom and coffee (or coffee–esque) ingredients usually designed to highlight the best benefits that medicinal and nootropic mushrooms have to offer. Whether we’re talking about a blend of ground mushrooms and coffee or a mix of mushrooms meant to be used as a coffee replacer, one thing is true: Medicinal mushrooms are powerful stuff, and like all powerful natural remedies, they come with a few possible side effects.  In other words, regardless of which mushroom coffee product you choose, you should be aware of some of the possible side effects of mushroom coffee...

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Kat Austin
Best Time to Take Cordyceps (+ Expert Tips for Best Effects) - Lucid™

Best Time to Take Cordyceps (+ Expert Tips for Best Effects)

With modern research advancing, Cordyceps is no longer a mushroom of mystery. This ancient medicine turned nootropic mushroom supplement is gaining popularity across the world thanks to purported benefits like improved athletic performance and enhanced focus.  We've touched quite a bit on what Cordyceps is and Cordyceps benefits, but now we want to answer another important question about how to integrate Cordyceps into your wellness routine–When's the best time to take Cordyceps each day?  You'll be happy to know that there's a lot of leniency in Cordyceps dosing, you just need to consider your intended purpose for taking this functional...

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Kat Austin
Benefits of Mushroom Coffee (& Quality Standards That Matter) - Lucid™

Benefits of Mushroom Coffee (& Quality Standards That Matter)

Mushroom coffee, as popular as it's becoming, is still a bit of an ambiguity right now. Are we putting mushrooms in our regular morning cup? Or is the brew made entirely of coffee-esque mushrooms? Most importantly–why? What are the benefits of mushroom coffee that make it worth giving this shroomy cup a shot?  The answer is basically this–mushrooms are magical. (And no, we don't mean magical like you'll take a trip to Wonderland. But magically beneficial for supporting energy, immunity, cognitive clarity, and more–if "magical" means "scientifically significant.") Okay, so the answer is a little more complex than "magic"–but intriguing...

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Kat Austin
Does Mushroom Coffee Have Caffeine? - Lucid™

Does Mushroom Coffee Have Caffeine?

The term “mushroom coffee” is still a bit obscure. Is it mushrooms + coffee? A mushroomy blended beverage that just replicates coffee? Or something else entirely? And, most importantly, does mushroom coffee have caffeine that will offer the same energy boost as your regular morning brew? The answer is–it depends. All “mushroom coffee” blends on the market are different, but most contain at least some amount of caffeine. Here’s what you need to know: Table of Contents Do Mushrooms Have Caffeine? How Much Caffeine Is in Mushroom Coffee? Does Mushroom Coffee Have More Caffeine Than Regular Coffee? How Much Mushroom...

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