The Gucchi mushrooms are found on the foothills of the Himachal Pradesh, Uttaranchal, and Jammu and Kashmir.
It is known to be one of the most expensive mushrooms.1 Kg of Gucchi mushroom costs up to Rs 36,000.
Guchhi mushroom is known for its spongy, honeycombed head and savoury flavour.
Guchhi mushroom is a species of fungus in the family Morchellaceae
of the Ascomycota.
They are pale yellow in colour with large pits and ridges on the surface of the cap, raised on a large white stem.
These mushrooms usually grow in clusters on logs of decaying wood, leaves or humus soil.
These mushrooms are rich in potassium, vitamins and copper.
Gucchi pulao is the most popular dishes made by Gucchi mushroom.