Your order today will contain:
(1) Sterile 12 ml syringe with locking cap, filled with fresh Ophiocordyceps Sobolifera Gourmet Mushroom mycelium.
(1) Mylar syringe sleeve for long-term storage.
(2) Alcohol pads.
(1) 16-gauge needle.
(1) Cold / Warm Weather insert (depending on shipping location and time of year)
(1) Free 20-gram sample pack of my mushroom nutrient broth premix.
A $15 value, make 1 liter of your own lab-quality mushroom liquid culture.
Ophiocordyceps sobolifera is a species of fungus in the Ophiocordycipitaceae family. This family of fungi is notable for having species that are “entomopathogenic,” meaning they parasitize insects. The most famous member of this family is probably Ophiocordyceps unilateralis, also known as the “zombie fungus,” which infects ants and alters their behavior.
Ophiocordyceps sobolifera itself specifically parasitizes beetle larvae. The mycelium invades the host, eventually killing it and producing a fruiting body.
Like many other species in its family, Ophiocordyceps sobolifera is being studied for its potential medicinal properties, as some related species have been found to contain compounds with immunomodulatory and anti-cancer properties.
However, it’s important to note that while some species in this family have been used in traditional medicine, research is ongoing and many potential applications are still experimental. Always consult a healthcare provider before beginning any kind of treatment.
For more up-to-date and specific information, you might want to refer to recent scientific literature or reliable online sources.
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