Almond Mushroom (Royal / Sun Agaric) – Agaricus subrufescens

Japanese name – Himematsutake
Chinese name – Ji Song Rong
Portuguese name – Cogumela del Sol

A. subrufescens (also known as A. blazei and A. brasiliensis) is rapidly becoming one of the most popular medicinal mushrooms. It contains high levels of beta-glucans, as well as lipids, including linoleic acid, oleic acid, steric acid and ergosterol.