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Tochukaso

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==Origin==
Tochukaso is the Japanese name of {{wp|Ophiocordyceps sinensis|Tochukasocaterpillar fungus}} is(''Ophiocordyceps ansinensis''), a real-world {{wp|Parasitoid|endoparasitoid}} fungus in the real world that replaces the host tissue and can affect the behavior of its insect host. In Parasect, the tochukaso has caused {{wp|neoteny}}. The fungus is often used in {{wp|traditional Chinese medicine}}, specifically as an {{wp|aphrodisiac}} and for treatment for ailments such as {{wp|fatigue (medical)|fatigue}} and {{wp|cancer}}.
 
In Parasect, the tochukaso has caused {{wp|neoteny}}.
 
==Trivia==