Ophiocordyceps sinensis

The most expensive fungus in the world isn’t any truffle or Mattake mushroom, it is a dead caterpillar fungus that grows in the Himalayas. They go for 50,000 USD a pound; compare that to the most expensive truffles which sell for up to 8,000 USD a pound. This expensive fungus (Ophiocordyceps sinensis) is called yartsa gunbu, which aside from sounding like a character in Star Wars, means “summer grass, winter worm” in Tibetan. They are prized as an aphrodisiac and status symbol. What is it…

The most expensive fungus in the world isn’t any truffle or Mattake mushroom, it is a dead caterpillar fungus that grows in the Himalayas. They go for 50,000 USD a pound; compare that to the most expensive truffles which sell for up to 8,000 USD a pound. This expensive fungus (Ophiocordyceps sinensis) is called yartsa gunbu, which aside from sounding like a character in Star Wars, means “summer grass, winter worm” in Tibetan. They are prized as an aphrodisiac and status symbol. What is it…

[Ophiocordyceps sinensis - "Its name in Chinese Dōng chóng xià cǎo (冬蟲夏草) means 'winter worm, summer grass'"] Image taken from page 312 of 'To the Snows of Tibet through China'

[Ophiocordyceps sinensis - "Its name in Chinese Dōng chóng xià cǎo (冬蟲夏草) means 'winter worm, summer grass'"] Image taken from page 312 of 'To the Snows of Tibet through China'

Ophiocordyceps sinensis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Cordyceps Sinensis, photo courtesy of William Rafti. A yin/yang mycelia tonic for the immune system and especially lung cancer

Ophiocordyceps sinensis (Yarsagumba) The caterpillars prone to infection by the fungus which live underground in alpine grass and shrublands on the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas at an altitude between 3,000 and 5,000 m (9,800 and 16,000 ft). In Nepal caterpillar fungus is found on the Dolpa and Darchula.

Ophiocordyceps sinensis (Yarsagumba) The caterpillars prone to infection by the fungus which live underground in alpine grass and shrublands on the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas at an altitude between 3,000 and 5,000 m (9,800 and 16,000 ft). In Nepal caterpillar fungus is found on the Dolpa and Darchula.

Cordyceps Sinensis Extract Review (Ophiocordyceps sinensis)

Cordyceps Sinensis Extract Review (Ophiocordyceps sinensis)

Ophiocordyceps sinensis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ophiocordyceps sinensis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ophiocordyceps sinensis is a fungus that parasitizes larvae of ghost moths and produces a fruiting body valued as an herbal remedy found in mountainous regions of India, Nepal and Tibet. It has also been used to stimulate the immune system, and to treat kidney and lung problems, fatigue, respiratory disease, hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, asthenia after severe illness, arrhythmias and other heart diseases and liver disease.

Ophiocordyceps sinensis is a fungus that parasitizes larvae of ghost moths and produces a fruiting body valued as an herbal remedy found in mountainous regions of India, Nepal and Tibet. It has also been used to stimulate the immune system, and to treat kidney and lung problems, fatigue, respiratory disease, hyperglycemia, hyperlipidemia, asthenia after severe illness, arrhythmias and other heart diseases and liver disease.

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Cordyceps   -   [Caterpillar fungus, Cs-4; Champignon Chenille (French); Yartsa Gunbu (Tibet); Dong chong xia cao (Chinese); Ophiocordyceps sinensis formerly Cordyceps sinensis of family Ophiocordycipitaceae]

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Ophiocordyceps sinensis is a fungus that invades...

skunkbear: “ Ophiocordyceps sinensis is a fungus that invades the bodies of ghost moth larvae. The caterpillars burrow underground and the fungus grows, eventually killing and consuming most of its.

Ophiocordyceps Sinensis A.K.A. Caterpillar Fungus

“There are over 680 documented species of the sac fungus genus Ophiocordyceps, and one of the best known of these is Ophiocordyceps sinensis, colloquially known as caterpillar fungus. The fungus is known in Tibetan as yartsa gunbu or yatsa gunbu.

Cordyceps Sinensis Extract Review (Ophiocordyceps sinensis)

Cordyceps Sinensis Extract Review (Ophiocordyceps sinensis)

Ophiocordyceps Sinensis A.K.A. Caterpillar Fungus

“There are over 680 documented species of the sac fungus genus Ophiocordyceps, and one of the best known of these is Ophiocordyceps sinensis, colloquially known as caterpillar fungus. The fungus is known in Tibetan as yartsa gunbu or yatsa gunbu.

Ophiocordyceps Sinensis A.K.A. Caterpillar Fungus

“There are over 680 documented species of the sac fungus genus Ophiocordyceps, and one of the best known of these is Ophiocordyceps sinensis, colloquially known as caterpillar fungus. The fungus is known in Tibetan as yartsa gunbu or yatsa gunbu.

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