Soothing Lion's Mane Mushroom Tea

Dive into the mystical world of Lion's Mane mushrooms with this simple yet elegant Lion's Mane Tea Recipe. The subtle earthiness of these mushrooms is the star of this tranquil tea, its mild flavor gently cradled by the soothing warmth of the brew. The optional touch of ginger or cinnamon in this tea recipe adds a spark of spice that dances gracefully with the tender notes of the mushrooms, creating a calm yet exhilarating taste journey. As you venture into the preparation of this unique concoction, may the serenity of the process and the ensuing flavors invigorate your culinary curiosity.
read time
1 minutes


Prep Time
5 minutes
Active Time
20 minutes
Total Time
25 minutes
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Soothing Lion's Mane Mushroom Tea
- 2 tablespoons of dried Lion's Mane mushroom
- 4 cups of purified water
- Optional: 1 teaspoon of honey or sweetener of choice
- Optional: A slice of fresh ginger or a cinnamon stick for added flavor


Step 1 - Source Mushrooms

Start by sourcing your dried Lion's Mane mushrooms from a reputable vendor known for quality and purity such as Foraged. It's imperative to choose high-quality mushrooms to get the most out of this unique culinary adventure.

Step 2 - Prepare Tea

Once you have your dried Lion's Mane, measure out 2 tablespoons. This is a good base amount, but feel free to adjust according to personal taste and potency preference.

Step 3 - Boil Water

In a medium-sized pot, bring 4 cups of purified water to a gentle boil. Once boiling, reduce the heat to a simmer.

Step 4 - Add Mushrooms

Add the dried Lion's Mane mushrooms to the water.

Optional: Add ginger slice or cinnamon stick to the pot for additional flavor.

Step 5 - Simmer Tea

Cover the pot with a lid, and let the mixture simmer for about 15 to 20 minutes. This will allow the mushrooms and optional spices to infuse the water thoroughly.

Step 6 - Strain Tea

After simmering, strain the tea into your cup using a fine mesh strainer or cheesecloth to remove the mushroom pieces and optional spices. Optional: If desired, stir in a teaspoon of honey or your preferred sweetener to taste.

What are Lion’s Mane Mushrooms?

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms are a variety of edible fungi known for their unique appearance resembling a shaggy mane of a lion. They have been revered in traditional Chinese medicine for their potential health benefits, including boosting cognitive function and supporting the nervous system. These gourmet mushrooms are becoming increasingly popular in modern cuisine for their unique texture and flavor.

What do Lion’s Mane Mushrooms taste like?

Lion’s Mane Mushrooms have a delicate flavor often described as similar to seafood, like crab or lobster, with a slight earthiness. Their texture is tender and slightly chewy, which makes them a popular choice for vegetarian and vegan dishes as a meat substitute.

Where can I buy Lion’s Mane Mushrooms?

Great question – check out our marketplace where you can buy Lion’s Mane Mushrooms directly from foragers and cultivators.

Read more here about Lion’s Mane Mushrooms.

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