Cha Shu Gu, Agrocybe Aegerita, Poplar Mushroom

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Cha Shu Gu, Agrocybe Aegerita, Poplar Mushroom

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TCM Details:
Common Name: Cyclocybe Aegerita
Chinese Name: Cha Shu Gu 茶树菇
Latin Name: Agrocybe Aegerita
Other Name: Agrocybe Cylindracea, Agrocybe Aegerita, Pholiota Aegerita, Poplar Mushroom, Velvet Pioppini, Yanagi-matsutake, Chestnut Mushroom, 杨树菇、茶薪菇、柱状环锈伞、柳松菇, 柱状田头菇
Origin: Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Hubei, Zhejiang Province, China
Package: Bag
Storage: Keep in cool, dry and no light place

More About This TCM (In English):
Cyclocybe aegerita, also called Agrocybe cylindracea, Agrocybe aegerita or Pholiota aegerita, is a mushroom in the genus Cyclocybe which is commonly known as the poplar mushroom or velvet pioppini (Chinese: 茶树菇, literally "Tea Tree Mushroom"). In Japan, it is called Yanagi-matsutake (Japanese:柳松茸).

It belongs to the white rot fungi and is a medium-sized agaric having a very open and convex cap, almost flat, with a diameter of 3–10 centimetres (1.2–3.9 in). Underneath, it has numerous whitish radial plates adherent to the foot, later turning to a brownish-grey colour, and light elliptic spores of 8–11 by 5–7 micrometres. The white fibre foot is generally curved, having a membranous ring on the top part which promptly turns to tobacco colour due to the falling spores. When very young, its colour may be reddish-brown and later turn to a light brown colour, more ochre towards the centre, whiter around its border. It grows in tufts on logs and holes in poplars, and other large-leaved trees.

The mushroom is cultivated commercially. It is used in Chinese cooking, both fresh and rehydrated, in various dishes, including stir-fry, soup, stew, and hot pot. It has a relatively more characteristic taste, a soft cap, and a harder stem. Picking specimens from the wild is not recommended due to the difficulty in identification.

It is cultivated and sold in the United States, Chile, Japan, Korea, Italy, Australia and China. It is an important valuable source possessing varieties of bioactive secondary metabolites, such as indole derivatives with free radical scavenging activity, cylindan with anticancer activity and agrocybenine with anti-fungal activity. The cultivation in the Mediterranean region is very old, e.g. it is described in the book Naturalis Historia by Pliny the Elder. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is often used as a diuretic.

Read More Info. About It (In Chinese 中文介绍):
  柱状田头菇,是一种食药用菌,菌盖细嫩、柄脆、昧纯香、鲜美可口,因野生于油茶树的枯干上而得名茶树菇。柱状田头菇营养丰富,蛋白质含量高,含有多种人体必需氨基酸,并且含有丰富的B族维生素和钾、钠、钙、镁、铁、锌等矿质元素。柱状田头菇具有清热、平肝、明目、利尿、健脾之功效。柱状田头菇是当前可开发的十种珍稀菇之一,2008年9月,柱状田头菇被“神七”带入太空,为培育新品种奠定了基础。
  茶树菇营养丰富,含有人体所需的18种氨基酸,特别是含有人体所不能合成的8种氨基酸、葡聚糖、菌蛋白、碳水化合物等营养成分,其菇柄脆嫩爽口,味道清香。还有丰富的B族维生素和多种矿物质元素,如铁、钾、锌、硒等元素都高于其它菌类。经检验,每100克干品中含蛋白质28.9克,氨基酸含量高达25.56克(训话)。中医认为该菇具有补肾、利尿、治腰酸痛、渗湿、健脾、止泻等功效, 是高血压、心血管和肥胖症患者的理想食品。其味道鲜美,脆嫩可口,又具有较好的保健作用,是美味珍稀的食用菌之一。

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