This Ling Zhi is red and whole, it is not pre-sliced.
Pinyin name: Ling Zhi
Aka: mu ling zhi, zi ling zhi
Source: Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing
English name: ganoderma, lucid ganoderma, reishi mushroom
Botanical name: ganoderma lucidum
Pharmaceutical name: ganoderma
Properties: sweet, neutral
Channels entered: heart, liver, lung
Chinese therapeutic actions: nourishes the heart, calms the shen (spirit), stops coughing, arrests wheezing, tonifies the Chi, nourishes the blood
This herb is available by the pound in either raw or powdered form.