When it comes to health drinks black it seems is the new green. Mushroom tea –popular in east Asia is finally catching on in the west.
Packed with B vitamins, flavonoids, enzymes and minerals, fungi of the chaga, reishi and cordyceps varieties are said to reduce the effects of stress, boost immunity and balance out energy levels.
Despite its murky brown colour, it tastes not unpleasantly like a weak black tea. Try Four Sigma Foods for instant tea powders. From £20.95 they’re not the cheapest brew on the go, but for something a bit different it might just hit the spot.