The Nutritive and Medicinal properties of Mushrooms with Julian Mitchell

Listen Now

Episode 26 of the Plant Proof podcast is with Julian Mitchell and is all about the nutritive and medicinal properties of mushrooms.

Julian is the Co-Founder of Life Cykel, an Australian based private company based in Byron Bay that forages for mushrooms and then grows them under specific conditions before extracting the medicinal components and packaging them as extracts. On top of that Julian and his team have set up the National Mushroom Network which offers everyday people a way to grow commercial amounts of Mushrooms in their backyard to service their local communities, while generating an income at the same time.

Julian Mitchell Life Cykel Plant Proof

In this episode we discuss:

  • Julian’s personal path to discovering a passion for sustainable food alternatives
  • How Life Cykel was founded
  • What the different types of Medicinal mushrooms are
  • Benefits of medicinal mushrooms like Lions Mane, Reishi and much more.
  • and much much more



If you enjoyed the episode and have a spare 1-2 minutes please leave a review on iTunes so the Plant Proof podcast ranks higher and becomes more discoverable for other listeners. And if you have any friends that you think will benefit from listening to this episode or any of the other Plant Proof episodes please share the link – together we can make this world a healthier place.


Currently, the Plant Proof podcast can be listened to on iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, Stitcher, Soundcloud or on the directly. If you listen on iTunes be sure to hit ‘subscribe’ or ‘follow’ on Spotify so you are instantly notified when I release new episodes each week.

Hope you enjoy the episode.


Search 'The Proof' in your favourite podcast streaming app

If you listen on Apple Podcasts be sure to hit ‘subscribe’ or ‘follow’ on Spotify so you are instantly notified when I release new episodes each week.

the proof is in the plants

Haven't purchased
The Proof is in the Plants?

Some other episodes you might like

Search The Proof