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Yunnan’s Wild Mushroom Season is Here!

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PHOTO: Kunming’s Guandu mushroom market

You may know that Yunnan has been called a ‘Kingdom of Biodiversity’, but perhaps you didn’t know that Yunnan is also a ‘Kingdom of Mushrooms’. Research shows that more than 600 species of mushrooms grow in Yunnan, of which 20-30 are species of famous edible mushrooms found across the entire province. Below I list the six edible mushrooms known as the most delicious and most common to Yunnan. The rainy season (also the mushroom season) is coming shortly, I hope you can find at least one or two these mushrooms in the wild! Continue reading

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