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Host Defense® MyCommunity® uses activated, freeze-dried, Certified Organic blend of 17 potent mushroom species. There is a unique combination of mushroom mycelium and fruitbodies, providing a diverse range of constituents to help balance the immune system. Enzymes, antioxidants and prebiotics for the microbiome are essential for Supporting Natural Immunity.*

SKU: 633422038131

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Host Defense

Host Defense emerged from the fusion of skill sets from two experts: Paul Stamets and C. Dusty Yao. Paul’s long time expertise in the classification and cultivation of mushrooms perfectly matched C. Dusty Yao’s years of making herbal extracts. Their shared passion for exploring the natural world, from thousands of hours of hiking through the old growth forest, and their combined ideas created the  ...See more
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Other Ingredients: Freeze-dried myceliated brown rice, pullulan (an extra-cellular polysaccharide)

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Nutrition information

Serving Size:
2 capsules
Servings Per
Amount per serving
% daily value
Maitake mycelium
142 mg
(Grifola frondosa)
Chaga mycelium
116 mg
(Inonotus obliquus)
Reishi mycelium
110 mg
(Ganoderma lucidum var. resinaceum)
Cordyceps mycelium
100 mg
(Cordyceps sinensis)
Royal Sun Blazei mycelium
80 mg
(Agaricus blazei /brasiliensis)
80 mg
(Flammulina velutipes)
Mesima mycelium
76 mg
(Phellinus linteus)
Turkey Tail mycelium
48 mg
(Trametes versicolor)
Zhu Ling mycelium
48 mg
(Polyporus umbellatus)
Lion's Mane mycelium
48 mg
(Hericium erinaceus)
Maitake mycelium
48 mg
(Grifola frondosa)
Artists' Conk Mycelium
30 mg
(Ganoderma applanatum)
Oregon Ganoderma mycelium
30 mg
(Ganoderma oregonense)
Agaricon mycelium
30 mg
(Fomitopsis officinalis)
Amadou mycelium
20 mg
(Fomes fomentarius)
Shiitake Mycelium
20 mg
(Lentinula edodes)
Birch Polypore mycelium
12 mg
(Piptoporus betulinus)
Split Gill Polypore mycelium
12 mg
(Schizophyllum commune)
† Daily Value Not Established

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Great product!

Posted   by Kristen from Chicago, Illinois
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This product is from Paul Stamet’s company. Paul is a mycologist and knows his stuff about mushrooms and their health benefits. He also values quality and taking care of the environment, so what’s not to like about this? Love the blend of mushrooms used in this capsule.
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Simply the BEST

Posted   by Chelsea from SAINT GERMAIN, Wisconsin
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My husband and I have been taking these daily and have not been sick since! My husband has Lyme and I believe this to be boosting his immune system to keep those nasty spirochetes at bay! Paul Stamets is a blessing to this planet and I’d trust any of his products on the Host Defense line!
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Kept me from getting sick!

Posted   by Kendall from Boise, Idaho
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I work with children and I feel like I always get sick at least once throughout the winter, but not this year! Definitely think these played a part!
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Posted   by Felicia from POTOMAC, Maryland
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THESE ARE LIFE CHANGING! I have tried every other immune support method, but I would still get sick 5 times a winter. Since taking this last fall, I have had only 1 cold! Worth every penny!
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amazing for immunity

Posted   by Molly from Brooklyn, New York
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highly recommended for daily immunity boost - such a powerful blend of mushrooms to act as a natural defense against cold and flu.
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This stuff is awesome

Posted   by david from TRACY, California
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My husband and I take these and we give our kids the liquid form. We’ve been able to avoid all the bouts of flu and whatnot when they’ve gone around, and we have a kindergartner who brings plenty of germs home. This will continue to be a part of our daily routine.
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Seems good

Posted   by Candace from Santa Fe, New Mexico
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I take this mostly when feeling unwell. Since I take multiple products then, can't tell what impact this alone has. It is recommended by my nutritionist.
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Great product

Posted   by Claudine from FOREST HILL, Maryland
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Keep on hand for when your immune system gets weakened.
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Seriously Work

Posted   by Lauren from LOS ANGELES, California
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I swear by these. I’ve been taking them consistently and haven’t gotten sick in a year
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I swear by this

Posted   by Stephanie from PORT ORANGE, Florida
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The power of shrooms. If you follow Paul Stamets, then you know this is the real deal. My boyfriend and I have been taking this for months now. We haven't gotten sick yet, while still being around sick people. Could be just a coincidence but after learning about the benefits of mushrooms, I'm beginning to think it isn't. Every winter I've gotten sick. Not this year.
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