February 19th, 2008

funguuz

Vegetable Caterpillers Kill 6, Wound 110

Further to the insane value placed on Tibetan Cordyceps -

Last month, the Associated Press reported that a gun battle between Tibetan groups feuding over access to the lucrative wild caterpillar fungus left up to people six dead and more than 110 injured in a Tibetan area of Sichuan Province.

admittedly more wtf_humans, but relevant to the last post, I thought. Especially since there is no medical evidence the stuff works.