Snow Tea (Xue Cha)
Snow tea is a white lichen native to Yunnan Province that grows on rocks at high elevations (typically above 4000 meters). Very slow growing and highly prized in China, it is becoming rare. Snow tea offers a subtle and very light, clean vegetal taste with some mouth feel. Known to have a warming effect in cool weather. It also goes well with food.
Grows wild, Yunnan Province, typically at elevations above 4,000 meters.