MMM1: The Foundation

Mastering Medicinal Mushrooms

Self Paced Video Classes
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What is covered in MMM1

• MMM1 is the foundational course in the series and your introduction to medicinal mushrooms.

• MMM1 sets the scene for understanding why and how to use mushrooms in clinical practice, both as a therapeutic food, and as a medicine.

• Comprehensive review of the bioactive compounds found in medicinal fungi and how they exert their medicinal effects, including beta-glucans, ergothioneine, chitin and ergosterols. Their role in human health will be explored by discussing and reviewing the relevant research including human clinical trail data.

• Learn how to navigate the complexity behind quality issues; be confident in selecting effective products and applying appropriate dosages.

• 10 key medicinal mushrooms: A review of their key constituents, action, indications and an introduction to their clinical application.

• Suitable for all learners, from beginner to advanced.

• Self-paced and self-guided learning format.

• All videos and written content are rated as essential, recommended and optional to help guide the learning.

•Learning verification for the course includes a quiz after each module and a final exam with passing score of 80% (3 attempts possible).


Self paced

Starting date

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12 Months 

Learning Verification

Quiz after each module & final exam


14+ Hours
87 Videos



(Incl Australian GST)
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MMM1: Modules

01: Introduction to medicinal mushrooms

02: What makes mushrooms medicinal?

3.0: Polysaccharides
3.1: Polysaccharide receptors
3.2: Innate immune memory

04: Chitin
05: Mycosterols and vitamin D2
06: Ergothioneine
07: Quality
08: The mushrooms

What you receive!

  • 14+ hours of professionally pre-recorded video content
  • Presentation notes as colour pdfs 6 and 2 slides per page
  • Group intra-chat through the learning platform
  • Q&A through the learning platform
  • Access for 12 months from first payment
  • Monthly live Q&A with Lee (details below)
  • 10 mushroom monographs (see details below) valued at USD$100 or USD $15 each

  • Supporting ‘white paper’ documents.

    o   Mycochemistry overview 

    o   Polysaccharides 

    o   Ergothioneine 

    o   Chitin 

    o   Ergosterol and Vit D2

The Mushroom Monographs: MONO

Ten monographs: reishi, shiitake, cordyceps militaris, ophiocordyceps sinensis,
lion’s mane, maitake, chaga, tremella, oyster mushroom and turkey tail.

  • Each monograph details:

    • Historical perspective

    • Quality awareness and safety

    • Dosage

    • Active constituents

    • Key clinical actions and indications

    • Summary of all potential actions and indications from historical use,
      human evidence, animal and invitro studies

    • Summary of the available human clinical trial evidence

    • Fully referenced

  • These monographs are included with the MMM1 course.

  • For those not taking MMM1 they are available for separate purchase

Monthly Live Q&A Details
First Monday of each month, at 5:00 pm PT, starting May 2023

Monthly, live discussion and Q&A session on Zoom
Occurring on the 1st Monday of the month (US time zone)
10 per year (none in July and January)
Free access for 12 months from date of enrolment in MMM1 
Sessions may be recorded and made available for on-demand viewing.

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Mastering Medicinal Mushrooms
MMM1: The Foundation

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