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Yin Er (Tremella fuciformis)

  • Botanical name: Tremella fuciformis
  • Common name: Tremella fruiting body, Wood ear
  • Literal name translation: white wood ear
  • Family: Tremellaceae
  • Part used in Chinese medicine: fruiting body
  • Major Chinese medicine actions:
  • Nourishes Stomach yin, moistens Lungs, generates fluids,
    alleviates dry cough
Tremella fuciformis

Photo Credits: (top to bottom)
Photo 1: Tremella fuciformis; 01/2004; author Eric Guinther; permission under GFDL