Wild Mushroom Tricholoma Matsutake Sold 3,000 Yuan per Kilo at the Market in Kunming

On May 8th, 2017, wild mushrooms Tricholoma Matsutake from Shangri-La and Morchella from other provinces appeared at Yunnan Mushuihua Wild Mushroom Trading Market, and other wild mushrooms also began to be sold on the market. Cheng Aili, the Deputy General Manager of the Market, says that now the main wild mushrooms being sold at the market are Lactarius deliciosus, Lactarius hatsudake, Boletus aereus, Boletus luridiformis, and Boletus reticulatus. There are only 3 kilos of Tricholoma Matsutake from Shangri-La, whose price reaches 3,000 Yuan ($434.5) per kilo, becoming the most expensive wild mushroom on that day. The wild mushroom Boletus aereus from Eshan County of Yuxi City is sold between 120 yuan ($17.4) and 150 yuan ($21.7) per kilo, and there are only 60 kilos.