Now, it is the picking time of Morel mushrooms artificially farmed in Lingshang Cooperative of Yiliang County, Yunnan Province of China.
“We averagely pick at least 100kg of fresh Morel mushrooms per day, and picking period is estimated to terminate by June,” introduces chief of the cooperative warmly.
As one of the most valuable rare mushrooms in the world, Morels also pertain to a kind of high-end nourishment which contains abundant proteins, carbohydrates, vitamins and over 20 kinds of amino acids.
Morel mushrooms carry unique fragrance, complete functions and evident effect to food therapy. This kind of mushroom holds the efficacy of tonifying kidney and brain, refreshing while it shows good auxiliary therapeutic effects on dizziness insomnia, weakness of the spleen and the stomach, indigestion and poor appetite. In addition, it also helps prevent and fight with cancer, ward off colds, enhance the immune system and hence it medically shows crucial development value. Now, in China, market price of dried Morel mushroom is at 1600-2000 CNY per kg. In western European countries, Morels are extremely in tight supply and high price.