The Black Staining Polypore is also known as Rooster of the woods, cousin of both Chicken and Hen of the woods. It can be found at the base of hardwoods from May through October in the Southeastern United States. It contains methanol extract, which is very aggressive at fighting certain types of cancer. This polypore also is rich in vitamins and nutrients which lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol, help with digestion, and is rich in vitamin D.
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We have been foraging the Blue Ridge Mountains for over 30 years, happy to share the wonders of nature with family and friends. A close friend suggested there may be countless others, worldwide, who would also love to partake of the diverse wild goods this area has to offer. Grandfather Medicinals is the platform I developed to share this unique goodness. I am continually awed by the volume and quality of the people I have met in this undertaking. My time is best spent in the woods, so I keep processing, labeling, packaging, etc. to a minimum. I am happy to talk fungus and plants whether any products are purchased or not. I keep finding that the people who are involved or interested in these things are kind, good people. We all need more of that in our lives! Thank you for stopping in.

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