Asian Mycological Association
Chinese Cordyceps: How to Transform and Optimize 冬虫夏草-转化优选之路 2020-02-26 13:27:50



Chinese cordyceps is one of the Traditional Chinese Medicine treasures and has limited resource but huge market demand. Considering its fungal feature, the fungal fermented mycelium (Ophiocordyceps sinensis) based on advanced industrial technology is an alternative of Chinese cordyceps collected in nature. This strategy will make this "Himalayan Viagra" to be consumed by ordinary people and be benefit of public health.

The documentary “Chinese Cordyceps: How to Transform and Optimize” was supervised by Asian Mycological Association, co-produced by Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Science. It recorded collection, isolation and screening the superior strains of O. sinensis from its harsh authentic environment in the Tibet plateau by the team members of “Ophiocordyceps sinensis Strain Optimization Program”. The documentary shows that the alpine pure land guarded and protected by Tibetan people, and how to explore Traditional Chinese Medicine by modern industry.