Hmm. I had never quite considered mushrooms in my cosmetics. However, I looked it up and apparently mushroom protein is superior to other vegetable proteins on account of its essential amino acid content — that’s why it’s include in cosmetics.
And, are you familiar with the brand Origins? The founder, Dr. Andrew Weil, was one of the first “personal product developers” to utilize mushrooms. I guess many known brands continue to use mushrooms, think Estee Lauder, the Patricia Wexler line and more.
Cool. Read more here.