caterpillar fungus

caterpillar fungus

[′kat·ər‚pil·ər ‚fəŋ·gəs]
(mycology)
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Kathmandu, Sha'ban 07, 1435, June 05, 2014, SPA -- Five people foraging for the caterpillar fungus - also known as Himalayan viagra, prized for its aphrodisiacal properties - died on Thursday due to altitude sickness, dpa quoted police as saying.
Seriously, they did actually drink a tea made from caterpillar fungus.
The 50-member delegation, consisting of Tibetan business people, artists and government employees, will bring highland barley, Thangka-a kind of Tibetan scroll painting featuring Buddhist themes, cashmere kataks and Tibetan herb including the precious caterpillar fungus, believed to be a medicinal cure-all.
Through its Chinese subsidiaries, YzApp now is a leading Chinese Caterpillar Fungus grower and producer in China.
Because the caterpillar fungus is indigenous only to the 1,000-mile-long Tibetan plateau running from western China to Nepal, the money has hastened the nomadsCO lurching transition into modernity.
Dong is no less controversial a figure than Yegorova, being coached by Ma Junren, the man who famously claimed that he fed his athletes on turtle blood and caterpillar fungus when they started knocking massive lumps off world records.
They include ginseng, angelica root, caterpillar fungus and wild chrysanthemum flower.
16 (ANI): A court in Nepal has found six men guilty of murdering seven rivals in a fight over a rare caterpillar fungus highly prized as an aphrodisiac.
The festival opened with Journey to Yarsa, which documents the travels of a family from rural Nepal to the mountains in search of the aphrodisiac caterpillar fungus Yarsagumba.
The result marks an astonishing re-emergence of trainer Ma Jungren whose girl runners are said to follow a rigid regime of 30-mile training runs, and a diet of warm turtle blood and caterpillar fungus.