We are the world's first company to mass-produce high-quality chitosan from fungi with our patented technology. Our Well Shine® Biopolymer is a natural, non-allergenic, plant-based fungal chitosan sourced from:


Ganoderma Lucidum
(Reishi Mushroom)

Renowned for its health-enhancing properties.

Ganoderma Lucidum


Antrodia Camphorata
(Unique Taiwan Mushroom)

Prized for its rarity and biological effectiveness.

Antrodia Camphorata

Mushroom Chitosan Applications

Well Shine Biopolymer

Well Shine Biopolymer, a non-animal origin chitosan, is perfect for:

  • Cell therapy
  • Drug delivery
  • Gels and scaffolds
  • Dietary supplements
  • Skincare
  • Biodegradable materials
  • Other biomedical uses

Each batch is traceable and sustainable, providing an eco-friendly alternative to crustacean-derived chitosan. It's free from pesticides, heavy metals, and ocean pollutant residues. We ship worldwide and can customize our chitosan for your R&D, medical, and commercial projects.

Our unique approach to producing mushroom chitosan sets us apart. Instead of mycelium, we use the nutrient-dense fruiting bodies - the reproductive structures packed with bioactive compounds. High in β-glucan, it will revolutionize industries from pharmaceuticals to agriculture. Choose us for your chitosan supplier needs.

Why Choose Mushroom Chitosan?

Chitosan is non-toxic, biodegradable, and naturally antimicrobial. Mushroom-derived chitosan offers additional benefits:

  1. Vegan-Friendly: Our chitin is entirely plant-based, perfect for vegan and vegetarian products.
  2. Allergy Free: Mushroom chitosan is safer for medical and healthcare uses and free from shrimp/crab shell proteins that can trigger allergic reactions.
  3. Consistent Quality: Due to seasonal variability, crustacean-derived chitosan can have inconsistent physical and chemical properties affecting bio-compatibility. Mushroom chitosan is grown in controlled environments, offering consistent quality and reliability.
  4. Enhanced Biological Activities: Loaded with β-glucan, known for its potent immune-enhancing properties. This combination boosts antimicrobial effectiveness, supports immune responses, and accelerates wound healing, making it exceptionally beneficial in pharmaceutical and medical applications.
  5. Tailored Traits: With controlled production, it's easier to fine-tune chitosan's properties, such as molecular weight and deacetylation.
  6. Eco Impact: Our chitosan promises a greener footprint with reduced chemicals in extraction and avoids the residue of ocean environmental pollutants.

Lab Results Confirm Well Shine Biopolymer Properties:


Safe for use in the human body, making it ideal for medical devices, implants, and tissue engineering.


Quickly controls bleeding, essential for surgeries and wound treatment, enhancing its value in emergency medical products.


Chitosan's antimicrobial effects are potent against bacteria and fungi, crucial for preventing infections. It neutralizes the negative charges on microbial surfaces, disrupting their ability to function and multiply.

Cell Viability-Enhancing Ability

Chitosan promotes and maintains cell growth, essential for tissue regeneration and therapeutic biomedicine. It provides a supportive scaffold and a protective environment to enhance cell survival and integration without causing inflammation or rejection.


Breaks down naturally without leaving harmful residues, perfect for reducing environmental impact in medical products and packaging.


Can bind and neutralize metals and minerals, useful in water purification, detox treatments, and agricultural soil improvement.

Key Medical & Industrial Chitosan Applications:

Chitosan is a versatile biopolymer with a wide range of medical and industrial uses. Here is where chitosan is making an impact:

  1. Medical and Biomedical Devices: Chitosan is crucial in medical coatings for devices like stents and catheters, improving safety and effectiveness while preventing infections.
  2. Drug Delivery Systems: It acts as a facilitator and carrier, enhancing medication efficiency and targeted release, including micro and nanoparticle encapsulation for controlled release.
  3. Wound Healing: Utilized in dressings and plasters, chitosan accelerates healing due to its hemostatic and antimicrobial properties, supporting faster recovery.
  4. Tissue Engineering and Regeneration: Chitosan provides scaffolding that aids tissue regeneration, offering a structure for cell attachment and growth, which is vital for medical innovations in tissue repair.
  5. Cosmetics: Improves skincare products by enhancing hydration, reducing oiliness, and supporting the delivery of active ingredients, making cosmetics more effective.
  6. Food Preservation and Supplements: Chitosan extends the shelf life of food by inhibiting microbial growth, and as a supplement, it supports weight loss and cholesterol management.
  7. Pharmaceuticals: Serves as an excipient in pharmaceutical manufacturing, helping stabilize and enhance active drug components' delivery.
  8. Agriculture: Applied as an antimicrobial agent and growth stimulator, chitosan improves crop resilience and yield, demonstrating its versatility beyond traditional medical and industrial applications.

Well Shine Biopolymer was approved by the U.S. Personal Care Products Council, earning the INCI name (Beta-Glucan/Chitosan) certificate.

PCPC Certification
PCPC Certification p2

The Well Shine Manufacturing Advantage

Targeted Solutions

Whether you're a startup or a well-established entity in biotechnology or pharmaceuticals, we tailor our biopolymers to meet your specific applications.

Sustainable Impact

Our manufacturing process minimizes ecological footprints and avoids ocean pollutants, aligning with global sustainability goals.

Advanced Quality

Our controlled production environments ensure a consistent, high-quality product that surpasses crustacean-based chitosan.

Tailored for Innovation

Our chitosan's properties, such as molecular weight and deacetylation levels, are adjusted to suit your application requirements.

Innovate with Well Shine Biopolymer

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