Agaricus blazei Murrill
Agaricus subrufescens, whose common names include Agaricus blazei, almond mushroom and mushroom of the sun, is a species of mushroom native to the Brazilian Amazon. Due to its alleged healing properties, the mushroom is known there as “Cogumelo de Deus”, God's mushroom. Today, the majority of Agaricus subrufescens is cultivated in Asia. Scientific studies have revealed high concentrations of long-chain polysaccharides in this species, making it a promising addition to the range of edible medicinal mushrooms.