Stock photo of the Lions Mane Mushroom displayed on rustic wooden table top after a fungal forage for wild foods in local woodland during the autumn mushroom picking season. The Lions Mane Mushroom or Fungi is a Unique type of fungus easily identified by its unusual appearance. It is reported to be unparalleled for having health benefits to the nervous system and brain which Asian people have known about for centuries therefore it is a popular edible and medicinal mushroom in Asia. Other common names include the bearded tooth mushroom, satyr’s beard and the bearded hedgehog mushroom. The Lion’s Mane Mushroom is scientifically known as Hericium erinaceus.