White Fungus is a kind of fungus that belongs to the mushroom family. In China white fungus is prized for medical benefits.
It’s believed to help with the building of collagen, also an anti inflammatory, a cholesterol reducer and also to lower high blood pressure among other things.
White fungus is usually sold dried like this.
To prepare you put some in a bowl.
Then you have to soak it well, rinse well and trim the hard part off and boil it briefly so you can use it. The white fungus should double in size in about 15 minutes
and grow to 3-4 times the dried size.
Traditional recipes for white fungus are soups, stir fries and desserts or sweet soups.