Organic White Fungus 200g Malaysia
Highlight: One of the main ingredients with longan and gingko nuts of our local Cheng Tng dessert, this beautiful fresh white fungus is ready to be made into your favourite Chinese desserts. (Cheng Tng also contains lily bulbs, sea coconut, sweet potato and barley.) White fungus has many names: snow ear fungus, silver ear fungus, white wood ear, white tremella mushroom. And these names tell, it is a type of fungus also belonging to the mushroom family. White fungus has been prized for its medicinal benefits, namely anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor. In Chinese families, it is commonly used in soups cooked for soothing purposes like nourishing the bodies, healing dry coughs and clearing heat in the lungs. White fungus with rock sugar in a sweet soup or with chicken in a savory version are among the popular ones. Occasionally, you may also see it in stir-fries, vegetarian style in particular. It is also said that eating white fungus could help keep our skin young, believing that its collagen content is comparable to bird?s nest.
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