How China's ethnic Bai people forage for mushrooms
Yunnan Province in southwest China has rich soil where numerous wildlife species thrive. It is home to many dazzling species of animals and plants and a kingdom of mushrooms. Every year, during the rainy season, which is usually from July to September, mushrooms bloom in large quantities overnight. Check out this video to see how the ethnic Bai people in the Dali Bai Autonomous Prefecture collect wild mushrooms.
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Yunnan Province in southwest China boasts spectacular natural landscapes, biodiversity and diverse ethnic groups. Among China's 56 recognized ethnic groups, 25 are in Yunnan. This livestream series will take you on tour to six cities or autonomous prefectures in Yunnan to see the little-known food, scenery and folk customs. Stay tuned for our upcoming livestreams!
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