Poria cocos cubes (Wolfiporia extensa, Fu Ling)

Poria cocos cubes (Wolfiporia extensa, Fu Ling)

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Poria cocos (Wolfiporia extensa, Fu Ling) is a fungus in the family Polyporaceae. It is a wood-decay fungus but has a subterranean growth habit. It is notable in the development of a large, long-lasting underground sclerotium that resembles a small coconut.

Wolfiporia extensa is also used extensively as a medicinal mushroom in Chinese medicine. Indications for use in the traditional Chinese medicine include promoting urination, to invigorate the spleen function (i.e., digestive function), and to calm the mind.

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