Hericium Erinaceus is associated with the family of the russulales species. It grows in forests with high humidity. Its fruiting body has a diameter of up to 25 cm. It's appearance resembles a monkey with a hairy face or a lion with a mane. Thus it is named lion's mane. It is considered a delicious, very digestible culinary mushroom. In China and Japan, it is enjoyed as a therapeutic food supplement.
hou tou jun tonifies the middle, soothes the shen, strengthens the zang fu, clears heat and moisturises dryness.
Hou Tou Jun
Hericium Erinaceus, LION'S MANE