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June 13, 2020, 01.38 PM

Unlike macro fungus that some of them are under the Basidiomycota group, he said, Cordyceps fungus belongs to Ascomycota class. The main difference between the two groups of fungi in the shape of the organs to produce spores.

He said Cordyceps is an entomopathogenic fungus that acts as a parasite of insects. This can be found in Nepal, China, Japan, Korea, Vietnam, and Thailand or temperate regions with high humidity and tropical forests.

He went on to say that Cordyceps is a stem-shaped, soft, with a length of about five centimeters and a diameter of about five millimeters with a mixed of red and orange color.

Aphrodisiac fungus used in China for centuries

Cordyceps is used as a tonic that can function as aphrodisiacs to improve low sex drive, to cure respiratory-related diseases such as bronchitis,
asthma, and TBC.

“For the treatment or prevention of Covid-19, cordycepin may function as an enzyme inhibitor that slows down the formation of RNA in a virus so that it can prevent the virus from replicating inside its cells,” he told on Friday (June 12). (Writer: Nur Fitriatus Shalihah | Editor: Sari Hardiyanto )


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