Mud Snail Shell, Zhoushan
Mud snail shell is ovoid in shape, thin and crisp with many fine horizontal lines and vertical lines. It has large opening and smooth surface. It is grey yellow, red yellow and slightly transparent in color. The mud snail is used to living on the borders of sea beach and tidal water where there is much silt and rich diatom. After the tides ebb, it likes to crawl on the mud beach.
Mamu mud snail has thin shell, plump with soft and tender flesh, without tendon. Mud snail can be taken after being cleaned and added with salt. It may also be added with seasoning such as yellow rice wine, mature vinegar, ginger and monosodium glutamate, etc., and processed into drunken mud snail, and put into porcelain jar or glass bottle. It will not go bad even if it is kept for a long time. If it is eaten together with rice or bread, it can promote production of body fluid, benefit spleen and stimulate the appetite with intoxicating fragrance.
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