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Antrodia cinnamomea is a fungus species described as new to science in 1995. It causes brown heart rot of the aromatic tree Cinnamomum kanehirae. It is used in Taiwanese traditional medicine as a supposed remedy for cancer, hypertension, and hangover. The annual market is worth over $100 million (US) in Taiwan alone. The 32.15 Mb genome containing 9,254 genes has been sequenced.   Wikipedia

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