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Kat Austin
What is Cordyceps? - Lucid™

What is Cordyceps?

Cordyceps often gets tossed right in the mix with other adaptogenic and nootropic mushrooms, but it’s easily one of the most unique classes of functional fungi in the world.  For starters, this “zombie fungi” is usually endoparasitic, meaning it lives and grows on bugs. Plus, it contains one bioactive compound you won’t find in other mushrooms–cordycepin–which may be the superpower behind cordyceps’ potential benefits, like improved athletic endurance, digestive support, immune regulating effects, stress relief, and more. In fact, cordyceps is often framed as the best nootropic for enhancing energy.  All in all, there is so much to understand about...

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