Myths and Realities Surrounding the Mysterious Caterpillar Fungus
David M. Ojcius: 0000-0003-1461-4495
Trends in Biotechnology
The caterpillar fungus Ophiocordyceps sinensis is a medicinal mushroom increasingly used as a dietary supplement for various health conditions, including fatigue, chronic inflammation, and male impotence. Here, we propose strategies to address the existing challenges related to the study and commercial production of this mysterious fungus.
Ko, Y. F.,
Liau, J. C.,
Lee, C. S.,
Ojcius, D. M.,
Lai, H. C.,
Young, J. D.
Myths and Realities Surrounding the Mysterious Caterpillar Fungus.
Trends in Biotechnology, 35(11), 1017–1021.