Overharvesting turns ‘Himalayan viagra’ into a ‘vulnerable’ species

News: The world’s costliest fungus, Ophiocordyceps sinensis also known as Himalayan Viagra has entered the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s(IUCN) Red List of Threatened Species. Facts: Ophiocordyceps sinensis: It is a caterpillar fungus endemic to the Himalayan and Tibetan plateau and found in China, Bhutan, Nepal and India.  In India, it is primarily found… Continue reading Overharvesting turns ‘Himalayan viagra’ into a ‘vulnerable’ species