Shiitake: The Healing Mushroom
By Kenneth Jones. This 128 page book delves into the health benefits of the Shiitake mushroom. Tracing its ancestral use to present day medical studies, the author discusses and documents many of the claims for this increasingly popular species. The book includes chapters on the cancer-reducing, anti-cholesterol, anti-Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), anti-viral, and anti-HIV effects of Shiitake mushrooms in their natural form and/or their extracts.