Functional Mushrooms

An organic mushroom blend of Reishi, Chaga, Cordyceps, and Turkey Tail, powered by New Zealand grape seed antioxidants and vitamin C.
  • Promote immune health
  • Achieve better energy and vitality
  • Help improve cognitive health and more
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The Organic Superfood for Immunity and Beyond

Functional mushrooms are rich in various nutrients that are essential for the human body. They help increase antioxidant activity as well as elevate vital components of our immune system.

Xtend-Life Functional Mushrooms offers some of the world's highest-quality medicinal mushrooms that are certified organic¹, this mushroom blend contains nutrients such as B vitamins, amino acids, Beta Glucans, digestive fibres, enzymes and antioxidants to promote immunity, vitality, and cognitive health.

The Most Scientifically - Studied Mushrooms Species

The nutritional benefits of mushrooms have been researched globally by herbalists and clinical scientists, and their medicinal superpowers are being recognized by physicians, naturopaths and nutritionists. Although functional mushrooms support many health functions, each species of mushroom also has its own qualities for health and wellness.

Helps maintain memory


Enhance immune cell function and protect the body from disease-causing free radicals. Help reduce inflammation and boost natural defenses against infection.

Banishes Brain Fog

Energy and Endurance

Promote energy, endurance, and vitality in healthy older adults by improving oxygen circulation and cellular energy production.

Targeted Nutrition

Cognitive Health

Assists the body in adapting to mental stress, thanks to the superior adaptogen and the antioxidant properties of the mushrooms and Grape Seed extract.

You will find 2000 mg of functional mushrooms in each serving of Xtend-Life Functional Mushrooms, this blend of organic Chaga, Cordyceps, Reishi and Turkey Tails are grown in a pristine indoor environment on organic oat. They are 100% USDA-certified organic and Kosher Certified with no GMO materials, suitable for vegans. All mushrooms used are grown, dehydrated, milled and packaged carefully in GMP certified facility in California.


Chaga mushroom is often referred to as the “king of medicinal mushrooms”, it has been used for centuries for various health benefits, including immune support, energy boosting, cognitive function enhancement and healthy aging.

Chaga mushroom contains an abundant number of beta-glucan compounds to help boost immune function, it also has the highest level of antioxidants, including glutathione, polyphenols, and superoxide dismutase (SOD) to neutralize free radical compounds that contribute to illness and accelerated aging . It may also help to reduce oxidative stress in the brain, improve focus, memory and overall mental clarity.

Super Antioxidant

Chaga provides by improving the immune system’s response to a threat.

The cultivated whole-food Chaga mushroom powder used in Xtend-Life Functional Mushrooms has as much as 28% of beta-glucan content, plus it contains fungal alpha glucans, prebiotic fibers, sterols, selenium and more nutrient-dense compounds to provide additional immune support².

Chaga mushroom valuable compounds for immunity:

  • Antioxidants (glutathione, polyphenols, and superoxide dismutase (SOD))
  • Beta-glucan (28%)
  • Fungal alpha glucans
  • Prebiotic fibers
  • Sterols
  • Selenium

Turkey Tail

Turkey Tail is one of the most researched of all functional mushrooms for optimal immunity support. It contains powerful polysaccharides (immunity activators), beta-glucans and other nutrients, which help stimulate the production of immune cells, making the body more effective in fighting off infections and illnesses¹⁰.

Immune Support

Turkey Tail mushrooms are also rich in prebiotic dietary fibers and antioxidants, which help maintain good gut health and support overall wellness.


Cordyceps has been used in herbal remedies and Eastern medical practices for centuries. This precious medicinal fungus was traditionally used for improving energy levels, fighting against fatigue and stimulating better immune functions.

Energy & Stamina

Research has suggested that Cordyceps may have beneficial effects on oxygen utilization and blood circulation, helping oxygen and nutrients to be delivered to tissues more efficiently, contributing to increased energy levels. It also contains active compounds (such as adenosine and cordycepin), which are believed to enhance the mitochondrial production of ATP, providing more power and energy to the body cells³´⁴. Additionally, cordycepin has also been studied for its antiviral effects and immunity enhancement⁵.

Cordyceps militaris is one of the 400+ Cordyceps species discovered, it’s cordycepin content is higher than the content of wild Cordyceps⁶ and has potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Xtend-Life Functional Mushrooms uses Cordyceps militaris whole-food mushroom powder (containing mycelial biomass and the fruit body) with the full spectrum of bioactive compounds to support immunity, energy and cognition.


Reishi is another fungus with medicinal superpowers, it’s known as the “mushroom of immortality” because of the traditional belief in promoting longevity and overall wellbeing. One of Reishi's most well-studied benefits is its ability to support the immune system⁷. It contains an abundant amount of beta-glucans and triterpenes, which can enhance the body's defense mechanisms⁸.

Adaptogen, Immune Support and More

Reishi mushroom also contains high polyphenol antioxidants, providing it with adaptogenic properties, which may help the body adapt to mental stress and restore balance.

Besides, Reishi is also highly regarded for its cardiotonic properties⁹. Researchers have reported that various active compounds in Reishi, especially triterpene compounds, can help lower blood pressure and cholesterol and improve blood circulation.

Additional Nourishment from Grape Seed Extract

Xtend-Life Functional Mushrooms contains bonus ingredient Grape Seed Extract. This full-spectrum grape seed extract from New Zealand is a good source of antioxidant OPCs, phenolic acids, anthocyanins, and flavonoids. It protects the body's cells from damage and supports cardiovascular function, skin, cognitive function, and the immune system¹¹.

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Servings per bottle: 30
Daily serving: Adults - 4 capsules per day.

Either take 4 capsules first thing in the morning or split into 2 doses in the morning and later in the day.

Combines well with our Total Balance products.

If you are pregnant, lactating or taking any medications, please consult your health practitioner before starting new supplements.

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Supplement Facts

Serving size: 4 Capsules
Servings per container: 30
Amount Per Serving   % DV
Calories 10  
Total Carbohydrate 1 g 1%*
  Dietary Fiber 1 g 3%*
Vitamin C
(as Calcium Ascorbate)
67 mg 74%
Grape Seed Extract 200 mg **
Mushroom Blend 2 g  
   Organic Chaga 500mg **
   Organic Cordyceps 500mg **
   Organic Reishi 500mg **
   Organic Turkey Tail 500mg **

Other Ingredients: Capsule (Hydroxypropylmethyl Cellulose, Water).

If you are pregnant, lactating or taking any medications, please consult your health practitioner before starting new supplements.


What are the benefits of Functional Mushrooms?

Functional Mushrooms has been formulated to provide maximum support for a healthy immune system and healthy organs.


I have asthma and I use an inhaler – can I use Functional Mushrooms?

Yes, you can take Functional Mushrooms. However, Functional Mushrooms is not a replacement for any prescription medication, but you may find the product helpful. Please refer to your doctor for advice.

I suffer from seasonal allergies, could this product help me with this?

Yes, the medicinal mushrooms in Functional Mushrooms have a long history of use to support healthy immune function. This may be helpful for those suffering from hay fever or other issues.

Can this product help with my immunity?

Yes, the medicinal mushrooms in Functional Mushrooms have a long history of use to support healthy immune function. This may be helpful in strengthening the immune system against seasonal ailments.

What is the difference between the medicinal mushroom blend in Functional Mushrooms and Zupafood ELITE?

Functional Mushrooms contains our all-natural blend of Cordyceps, Reishi, Chaga and Turkey Tail Mushrooms which are selected for their efficacy in supporting overall good health and wellbeing.  Specifically, this blend was formulated to support immunity. 

Our Zupafood ELITE includes Cordyceps, King Trumpet, Agaricus and Lion's Mane Mushrooms which may have a variety of actions including helping to increase vitality, energy, and a healthy cellular function.  Please see Zupafood Elite for full benefits from this product. 

What are the ingredients in Functional Mushrooms?

Functional Mushrooms contains a blend of 4 organic medicinal mushrooms; Chaga (Inonotus obliquus), Cordyceps (Cordyceps Militaris), Reishi (Ganoderma lucidum), Turkey Tail (Trametes versicolour also known as Coriolus versicolour), also our potent New Zealand Grape Seed Extract and Vitamin C sourced from Calcium Ascorbate.  

Why have you chosen to use medicinal mushrooms?

The medicinal mushrooms used in Functional Mushrooms are all supported by strong scientific evidence and have all been subjected to sustained and rigorous studies over recent decades. These medicinal mushrooms all have a history of use as folk or traditional medicines for at least 500 years, and in some cases, at least 2,000 - 3,000 years. These mushrooms have unique and powerful health and immunity-supporting qualities. Please see the ingredient pages for each of these mushrooms for more information.

Can I take this if I have a mushroom allergy?

No. We do not recommend taking this product.

Are Functional Mushrooms gluten free?

Yes, it is gluten free.

Are Functional Mushrooms soy free?

Yes, it is soy free. 

Are Functional Mushrooms suitable for vegans?

Yes, this is Vegan friendly.

Can I take this if I am pregnant or breast feeding?

We recommend you consult your health care practitioner.

Can children take Functional Mushrooms?

We recommend you consult your health care practitioner.

How should I store Functional Mushrooms?

Like all supplements, Functional Mushrooms should be stored in a cool, dry place.

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