Complete Routes for Wild Mushroom Picking around Kunming City

Place 1:Shuanglong Town of Panlong District, Kunming (昆明盘龙区双龙镇)

? Distance: Located 30 kilometers from Kunming city center, driving time is approximately 36 minutes.

? Route: Kunming City → Hangrui Expressway / East Ring Expressway → Shuanglong Street

? Abundant Mushrooms: Boletus edulis 

Shuanglong is a township in Panlong District, Kunming City. Here, the forest coverage rate is 72.36%. With ample sunshine and abundant rainfall, It is a paradise for wild mushrooms. There are many types of mushrooms in the mountains of Shuanglong Street. Among them, boletus edulis is the most abundant. Enthusiasts of boletus edulis. Must not miss this treasure trove. In the various farmhouses and rural guesthouses in Shuanglong, You can taste a variety of delicious wild mushroom feasts. The mushrooms you pick can also be processed with the help of the guesthouses.

Place 2:Fumin County, Kunming (昆明市富民县)

? Distance: Located 39 kilometers from Kunming city center, driving time is approximately 40 minutes.

? Route: Kunming City → Beijing-Kunming Expressway → Fumin

? Abundant Mushrooms: Strobilomyces floccopus

When it comes to mushrooms in Fumin,One cannot miss mentioning the mushroom king – Strobilomyces floccopus. In the favorable environment, Fumin has become renowned as the “Strobilomyces floccopus Township”. There are three types of Strobilomyces floccopus: green, white, and yellow.

If one can find all three types of Strobilomyces floccopus on a mountain trip, That would truly be a stroke of luck. Those who have picked mushrooms know. That Strobilomyces floccopus always grows in specific spots.

Experienced mushroom pickers, More or less know these spots. Which is their secret to consistently finding Strobilomyces floccopus. The salted Strobilomyces floccopus produced in Fumin is very famous. Its color ranges from golden yellow to brownish yellow. With a delicate texture, rich fragrance, Soft and refreshing taste, and a lingering aftertaste.

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