Why we use Tremella (Snow Mushroom) · Cipher Skincare Skip to main content

Tremella Fuciformis (Snow Mushroom) Polysaccharide

Home / Ingredient Glossary / Tremella Fuciformis (Snow Mushroom) Polysaccharide

known as snow mushroom, silver ear mushroom, tremella polysaccharide

source tremella fuciformis (snow mushroom)

function humectant, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, supports wound healing

Tremella Fuciformis (Snow Mushroom) Polysaccharide

Snow mushroom is a heteropolysaccharide and exceptional skin hydrator extracted from the mushroom also known as Silver Ear in China. It has antioxidant properties, supports wound healing, and its high glucuronic acid content replenishes skin’s water stores.1


[1] Ma, X., Yang, M., He, Y., Zhai, C., & Li, C. (2021). A review on the production, structure, bioactivities and applications of Tremella polysaccharides. International Journal Of Immunopathology And Pharmacology, 35, 205873842110005. doi: 10.1177/20587384211000541

Explore More



Undecane and Tridecane form a light, fresh, fast-spreading emollient derived from 100% renewable feedstocks. This volatile hydrocarbon is an ECOCERT approved, sustainably sourced…

Glyceryl Stearate

Glyceryl stearate is a fatty acid found naturally in the human body. For cosmetic use, it is derived by reacting glycerin with stearic…
valine proline


Valine is an amino acid. It supports healthy skin function and helps ensure optimal hydration. Amino acids are building blocks of collagen and…
snow mushroom tremella

Tremella Fuciformis (Snow Mushroom) Polysaccharide

A heteropolysaccharide and exceptional skin hydrator extracted from the mushroom known as Silver Ear in China. Snow mushroom has antioxidant properties, supports wound…