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About 50% of all tested mushroom species and 75% of woodlovers contained potent antibiotics. Many species have also anti-viral and anti-tumor components. Most medically promising species are those that survive for longer periods of time (some fruitbodies live many years) and those that form sclerotia.
A.blazei is the best in my opinion. Do a search on Agaricus blazei, it will lead you to a wealth of info on A.blazei and other medicinal mushrooms. Here is a link to a site with general information about the medicinal benifits of mushrooms I'm not promoting their products just their info. http://www.alohamedicinals.com/guest/home.html I have cultures of medicinal mushrooms if anyone is interested in trade PM me, or email me email@example.com .
It's true that they don't work "like aspirin" but one certainly doesn't have to take them for YEARS before beneficial effects kick in. Of course the longer you take them the greater potential benefit you'll get, but it was my understanding that the pharmacological benefits could begin after just a couple of weeks of regular ingestion.
BTW, I would add Maitake to the list (maybe it's already there--I don't know the Latin name)