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1

_________ is the oldest chinese book on agriculture and medicinal plants

- shen noug's herbal

2

________ infect caterpillars of the ghost moth and is native to alpine grass and shrub-lands in the himilayas

- cordyceps

3

The _______, or hericulum erinaceus stimulates the brain function and strengthens the nervous system

- lions mane

4

_______, or inonotus obliquus is a sterile fruiting body and is parasitic on birch

- chaga

5

__________ is another name for Trametes versicolor

- Turkey Tail

6

A common medicinal mushroom from japan is _______ and one from china is ______

- reishi
- lingzhi

7

East takes a ______ view and western scientists seeks to ____ and _____ the parts individually and seperately

- holistic
- isolate
- understand

8

The shiitake mushroom is a symbol of _________, it is a potent ______ and delicious to eat. Cultivated on _____ or ______

- longetivity in Asia
- antioxidant
- logs
- sawdust

9

A common medicinal mushroom is _______ from Japan

- Shiitake

10

The active compound in Shiitake is ______

lentinan

11

Medicinal benefits of mushroom include

1. boost immune system
2. slow tumor growth
3. improve circulation and heart function

12

The _______, or grifola fondosa decays wood and can be cultivated

- Maitake