Investigation of Cordyceps sinensis biological resources in Chuxiong Prefecture

Saturday, January 11, 2020 - 12:45

From August 5th to August 10th, 2018, Yunnan University's Southeast Asia International Joint Research Center for Sustainable Utilization of Cordyceps Biological Resources, in conjunction with the Chuxiong CPPCC, Chuxiong Medical College, Nanhua County CPPCC and Dayao County CPPCC, and Dayao County Osmanthus The town government formed a 25-member investigation team, including members of Mo Xuan Academy, Vice Chairman of Li Xiong of Chuxiong CPPCC, Secretary of Party Committee of Yang Hongren of Chuxiong Medical College, Director of Kaixiong Liu Kai of Chuxiong CPPCC, Antioquia University (Colombia University of Antiquía) Tatiana Sanjuan, Researcher, Rajamangala University of Technology (Royal University of Technology, Thailand): Dr. Preeyanat Hongthong, Dr. Pacharathon Simking, Dr. Surachai Techaoei, Dr. Wang Yanan from the Chinese Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, Li Yue, Yunnan Research Center for Modern Ethnic Medicine Technical Director of Disruption, Cordyceps Research Team of School of Life Sciences, Yunnan University: Yu Hong, Cai Zhonghua, Yan Lei, Cai Yunlong, Cai Yunxiang, Dai Yongdong, Wang Yan, Wang Dong, Shen Tao, Duan Dong'e, Ma Yufeng, Tang Dexiang, Fan Qi , Zhao Zhiyuan, Yang Chengwei, Ma Xuanyan, Teng He and others conducted the Cordyceps biological resources survey for the first time in Chuxiong Prefecture, focusing on Zixi Mountain, Chuxiong City, Baijie Garden, Wujie Town, Nanhua County, Yi Village, Xiaochahe, Nanhua County, and Zidi Town, Yinghua Town, Dayao County A survey was conducted in Baicaoling, Guihua Town, Yao County. Preliminary statistics collected a total of 19 species of insects involving at least 6 genera in 4 families and a total of 134 material specimens. Among them, the dominant genera were Beauveria and Cordyceps Ophiocordyceps. The dominant species were new parasitic ant nematodes. It is a Lepidoptera larva. After preliminary research, the collected samples include at least three new Cordyceps species.