The whole plant of Ganoderma lucidum or Ganoderma lucidum in the family Polyporaceae. According to China’s first monograph on medicine, “Shen Nong’s Materia Medica”, Ganoderma lucidum has six types : purple, red, green, yellow, white, and black, and has a sweet and flat taste. Ganoderma lucidum is native to eastern Asia. In ancient China, Ganoderma lucidum was considered to have the effect of immortality and resurrection, and was regarded as a fairy grass. Ganoderma is mainly distributed in China, the Korean Peninsula and Japan.