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White button mushrooms and shiitake may enhance gut immunity
Chandra LC et al. White button, portabella, and shiitake mushroom supplementation up-regulates interleukin-23 secretion in acute dextran sodium sulfate colitis C57BL/6 mice and murine macrophage J.744.1 cell line. Nutrition Research published online April 1, 2013.http://www.nrjournal.com/article/S0271-5317(13)00037-7/abstract.
According to the research findings, white button mushrooms and shiitake may enhance gut immunity through IL-23.