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Mushroom Gummies: Do They Actually Deliver?

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Fungi are everywhere right now, and mushrooms are rapidly becoming the hottest new trend in everything from salads and side dishes to lattes to smoothies. Mushrooms have long been a delicious savory addition to recipes – but now, medicinal mushrooms (or functional mushrooms, as they’re also known) are being highlighted in new ways. Why this sudden burst of popularity? Well, everyone’s finding out that mushrooms hold potential for health and wellness. And right now, mushrooms are the hottest new gummy supplement, promising a whole bunch of benefits for nearly every aspect of your health.

Should you give mushroom gummies a try? Plenty of gummy vitamins over-promise and under-deliver. So, I gave mushroom gummies a try to find out if they’re worth all of the hype – or if they’re a supplement you should skip.

What are mushroom gummies?

Mushroom gummies are just like any other gummy vitamin variety. They’re a delicious form of dietary supplement, with a mix of different nutrients and ingredients blended together into a convenient, chewable, and sweet gummy treat. 

However, mushroom gummies are a bit different from your typical gummy vitamin. Instead of packing primarily vitamins and minerals, they include a mix of medicinal mushrooms. Made with concentrated mushroom powders as well as mushroom extracts, it’s all of the same benefits you’d get from eating mushrooms, but in an easy-to-consume format. And gummies can contain anywhere from one mushroom variety to a whole bunch. Inside a mushroom gummy, you’re likely to find fungi like:

Lion’s mane
Turkey tail
Royal sun


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