As a kingdom of wild mushrooms, Yunnan boasts rich resources and good environment for cultivating high-end mushrooms which are consumed domestically and exported to overseas market.
According to the Yunnan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, 176 kilograms of artificially-cultivated boletus with a value of 4,048 USD were recently exported to the U.S. It is the first time that Yunnan artificially-cultivated boletus is sold to the overseas market.
Boletus is warmly welcomed by western consumers for its rich healthy nutrients. Specifically, it contains amino acid which can boosts immune system. It can be cooked in various ways and tastes delicious.
According to the Yunnan Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau, artificially planting boletuses has remarkable merits compared with natural ones. Firstly, artificial cultivation ensures long-term supply throughout the whole year. Secondly, the strict planting techniques guarantee that the mushrooms are pesticide-free and flawless.
Now, Yunnan is drawing world attention for exporting quality agricultural products.