What is the flower of Cordyceps? Is it related to Cordyceps?

- Oct 30, 2018-

Cordyceps flower

It is very similar to the common edible fungi such as Lentinus edodes and Pleurotus ostreatus, but different in species, growth environment and growth conditions. To distinguish it from Cordyceps sinensis, the merchants named it Cordyceps sinensis Flower. The biggest feature of Cordyceps sinensis flower is that it has no Cordyceps sinensis, but only orange or yellow grass.

Cordyceps sinensis is a very popular food, often used as soup and medicinal diet, is a new favorite in the medicinal diet, by doctors, nutritionists, chefs and housewives favor.


Nutritive value of Cordyceps flowers

1. Cordycepin and cordycepin contained in Cordyceps sinensis flower can comprehensively regulate the human body environment, enhance the function of macrophages in vivo, enhance and regulate the human immune function, improve the human body's disease resistance to a certain extent.

2. Cordyceps contains abundant protein, 18 kinds of amino acids, 17 kinds of trace elements, 12 kinds of vitamins: A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C, D, E and so on.


Purchase of Cordyceps flowers

Cordyceps has a unique aroma such as mushroom aroma, the color of Cordyceps determines the quality of its flowers, and whether it is stained has nothing to do with. As for soaking and washing, it is normal to see the water being light brown, or the soup and meat after stewing showing the same clear color as the Cordyceps sinensis flowers (like washing and stewing mushrooms).


Storage of Cordyceps flowers

After harvesting, the Cordyceps flowers are put into clean utensils to be dried or air-dried in time. The dried seeds are stored in sealed plastic bags.

Article from: Dietitian net