Apr 252012
 

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Saw this in a store at an upscale western style shopping mall that also sold dried seahorse and various roots and herbs. Does anyone know what this is and what it used for?

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  1. It’s called “Winter worm, summer grass” according to my girlfriend they will turn into worms in the winter if you keep them. She says they are expensive and medicine. I believe half of that.

  2. Talked to some local students today and had it identified as http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophiocordyceps_sinensis thanks for the answers 🙂

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