Cordyceps or Yartsa Guenbup in Bhutan, has fetched a maximum price this year as compared to previous years. A kilogram of Cordyceps would cost Nu. 12,20,000. In 2011, the highest a kilogram of Cordyceps fetched was Nu. 5,00,000.
This year, the collection of Cordyceps has decreased. Only about 200 kilograms of Cordyceps were collected as compared to 500 kg in 2011.
This article first appeared on BBS - http://www.bbs.bt/news/?p=15585