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Cordyceps harvesters undeterred by lockdown ban in Nepal Himalayas

Written by Santosh Paudel Every year in mid-May, as the snow begins to melt in the Himalayas, tens of thousands of villagers from the northern districts of Nepal climb to the alpine meadows. Here, they crawl along the mountainsides, searching painstakingly for tiny, dark brown protrusions from the soil. These stalks are not plants, but a rare fungus, […]