Cordyceps ophioglossoides

Cordyceps ophioglossoides

[¦kȯrd·ə‚seps ‚ō·fē·ə·glə′sȯi‚dēz]
(mycology)
A mushroom that is a parasite on the fruiting bodies of the truffle found in the soil of bamboo, oak, and pine woods that has antitumor properties and is an immune booster. Also known as clubhead fungus.
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Antitumor activity of protein-bound polysaccharide from Cordyceps ophioglossoides.
13] chemical shifts for Ths-2 are also in agreement with those of CO-1, an extracellular glucan described from the fungus Cordyceps ophioglossoides (Yamada et al.
and Nomoto, K,: Antitumor activity of protein-bound polysaccharide from Cordyceps ophioglossoides.