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




  冬虫夏草乃中华瑰宝,其价格昂贵,数量稀少。鉴于冬虫夏草其真菌本质属性,随着科技水平的发展,现代先进的工业化生产技术,已完全可替代传统采挖方式,推动冬虫夏草从贵族走向平民化,让更多的百姓享受冬虫夏草的功效。

  亚洲菌物学会监制、中国科学院微生物研究所协助拍摄的《冬虫夏草-转化优选之路》纪录片,讲述了“冬虫夏草菌种优选计划”项目组深入藏区进行冬虫夏草转化优选的艰辛之路,记录了冬虫夏草的采集、保存、鉴别和转化,展现了藏民对于这片净土的默默守护,以及现代工业对传统中药材的保护与传承。



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.