The Nepali Times: Mushroom trekking in the Himalaya

The Nepali Times: Mushroom trekking in the Himalaya

A first of its kind expedition in Nepal identifies rare species of mushroom below Mt Everest.

For 25 years, Ang Jangmu Sherpa collected mushrooms in forests near her lodge in Tengboche. Just one local mushroom, known locally as petak, provides enough for one meal.

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