Saturday, June 16, 2018

In Photos; Upper Dolpo & High pasture land area during Yarasha gumba collecting Season

These are the photos taken by Govinda Prasad Adhikari ,from Jumla who is newly recruited in Shey Phoksundo National park on his field trip to meadows where people goes in search of Yarsha gumba.

Intro Of Yarshagumba
  • Nepali: Jiwan Buti (life herb)
  • Tibetan: Yarsha Gunbu (summer plant, winter insect)
  • Chinese: Dong Chong Xia Cao (winter worm, summer grass)
  • Japanese: Tôchû kasô
  • Latin: Cordyceps sinensis (Berkeley) Saccardo
  • Distribution: Nepal, China, Tibet, India and Bhutan.
  • Elevation: Generally found above 3,000 meter

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