Botanical name - Ophiocordyceps sinensis
Japanese name - Tochukas
Chinese name - Dong Chong Xia Cao
English name - Caterpillar Fungus
After Reishi Cordyceps is the second most highly regarded mushroom in the Chinese materia medica, wild-harvested material fetching a high price and being a significant contributor to the economy of people living non the Tibetan plateau.
While the wild-harvested Cordyceps grows on insect hosts the Cordyceps we use is cultivated on non-insect, grain-based substratesas well as through liquid fermentation and so is suitable for vegans and vegetarians as well as making the benefits of this special mushroom available at an affordable price.
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