Caterpillar fungus

Matthew Sachs msachs at ADMIN.OGI.EDU
Wed Sep 29 11:56:39 EST 1993


>There was an article on the news last night about
>caterpillar fungus. Apparently it is being used by
>Chinese athletes to boost their performance. 
>Sandor Ertz, Dept. Plant Sciences, Cambridge, UK
>email se111 at cus.cam.ac.uk

In a 28 September 1993 New York Times article discussing the fantastic
advances made by the Chinese women distance runners, who are shattering all
the world records, their coach attributes their success to the use of this
fungus.

Matthew Sachs




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