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Cordyceps is a genus of parasitic fungi that grows on the larvae of insects.
Cordyceps Militaris is currently grown on brown rice in commercial environments.

In Asia the fruiting body is cooked as a mushroom in dishes like chicken soup, pork bone soup  and hot pot. The fruit can be added to salads.

The fruiting bodies kind of look like Cheetos.


Possible helath benefits:

1 - May Boost Exercise PerformanceCordyceps are thought to increase the body’s

      production of the molecule adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which is essential for

      delivering energy to the muscles.

2 - Anti-Aging Properties. Helps to reduce fatigue and boost strength and sex drive.

      Researchers believe their antioxidant content ma explain their anti-aging potential

3 - Potential Anti-Tumor EffectsCordyceps’ potential to slow the growth of tumors has

      generated significant interest in recent years.

4 - May Help Manage Type 2 DiabetesCordyceps contain a special type of sugar that may

      help treat diabetes.

5 - Possible Benefits for Heart HealthAs research emerges on the effects of Cordyceps on

      heart health, the benefits of the fungi are becoming increasingly apparent.In fact,

      Cordyceps are approved in China for the treatment of arrhythmia, a condition in which

      the heartbeat is too slow, too fast or irregular.

Cordyceps Militaris

100 Grams
  • Cordyceps in the wild has more than 400 different species.

    Commonly taken in powdered form, can be eaten raw or cooked.

  • Currently pickup only at the Ilderton Farmers Market until November.
    Farm pickup possible upon request.

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