This mushroom is grown commercially and is one of the most popular mushrooms in Chinese cuisine and medicine for its anti-inflammatory, antioxidants, and immune-boosting properties.
In Chinese cuisine, Tremella fuciformis is traditionally used in sweet dishes and many traditional desserts.
Although tasteless, it is valued for its gelatinous texture and also for its alleged healing effects. Can be used in Snow Fungus Soup. Occasionally, you may also see it in stir-fries, vegetarian style in particular.