Reishi Mushroom (Lingzhi)

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Botanical Name: Ganoderma lucidum

Common Names: Ling zhi, ling chi, lin zi, mushroom of immortality

The lingzhi mushroom or reishi mushroom (traditional Chinese靈芝pinyinlíngzhīJapanese:reishiVietnameselinh chi; literally: “supernatural mushroom”) encompasses several fungal species of the genus Ganoderma, and most commonly refers to the closely related species,Ganoderma lucidumGanoderma tsugae and Ganoderma sichuanenseG. sichuanense enjoys special veneration in East Asia, where it has been used as a medicinal mushroom in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years, making it one of the oldest mushrooms known to have been used medicinally. Lingzhi is listed in the American Herbal Pharmacopoeia and Therapeutic Compendium.

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Ganodermataceae
Genus: Ganoderma
Species: G. lucidum
Binomial name
Ganoderma lucidum(CurtisP. Karst

Botanical names

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