Question for China experts: what is this? Travels Add comments Apr 252012 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? Hello there! If you are new here, you might want to subscribe to the RSS feed for updates on this topic. Related posts: Poorly positioned World of Warcraft ad in China 2 Responses to “Question for China experts: what is this?” Journ-O-LST-3 says: April 26, 2012 at 5:37 am 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. Ross says: April 26, 2012 at 8:07 am Talked to some local students today and had it identified as http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophiocordyceps_sinensis thanks for the answers Leave a Reply Cancel reply Name (required) E-mail (required) URI Your Comment You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.