Also known as the caterpillar fungus, the Cordyceps Sinensis Mushroom is a staple in traditional Chinese medicine because of its long history with it. New research suggests that this fungi has a lot to offer to modern medicine.
Caterpillar fungus is a sac fungus that has been used in Asia for hundreds of years for its medicinal properties. It can be used to treat cancer, diabetes and variety of other illnesses. It is also known as Ophiocordyceps sinensis and until 2007 it was known as Cordyceps sinensis.