Assuming you would like tips on how to take mushrooms: For first timers, it is recommended to start with a low dose (1-2 grams). Once you have a feel for how your body reacts to mushrooms, you can then increase the dosage if you’d like. There are a few different ways to consume mushrooms. Some people like to eat them raw, while others prefer to cook them first. Another option is to make a tea out of them. If you choose to eat them raw, it is important to chew them well to break down the cell walls and release the active compounds.