power mushroom

power mushroom

Chinese medicine
A combination of mushrooms (ganoderma-reishi, lentinus-shiitake, silver fungus-white ear, polyporus and hoelen-poria) used as an immune enhancer, digestive tonic and diuretic.
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Gradually, Wayne's own celebrity and power mushroomed, spurred in part by his performance in Howard Hawks' "Red River." prompting Ford to comment that he had no idea the "big sonofabitch" could act that well.