Two caterpillars growing Ophiocordyceps sinensis. Photo: Handout

How the wonder drug known as ‘Himalayan Viagra’ is threatened by climate change

  • People in China and Nepal have been killed in clashes over the years over the elusive fungus called yarchagumba
  • Although it has no scientifically proven benefits, people who consume yarchagumba believe it cures everything from impotence to cancer
Topic |   Climate change

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Two caterpillars growing Ophiocordyceps sinensis. Photo: Handout
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