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Frozen mushrooms – the risk of autumn mushroom hunting

Radek Štěpán 21. 11. 2023

The situation around the corona virus is not exactly developing the way we would like to see…Quarantine measures are strict so many of us head for the woods. However, at this time of year you will only meet die-hard mushroom…

Saffron milkcap and orange milkcap

Saffron milkcap and orange milkcap – two underrated mushrooms with great taste

Radek Štěpán 07. 11. 2023

If you are a mushroom enthusiast, you should definitely focus on these two neglected mushrooms. Yes, there are plenty of more popular mushrooms growing right now, but they might not always taste the best. Many mushroom pickers despise milkcaps and…

Puffball pickling

Non-traditional common puffball pickling

Radek Štěpán 01. 11. 2023

Do you like mushrooms? Of course you do. A walk through the forest is a healthy exercise and if you also find mushrooms (edible mushrooms of course), the trip is even better. But do you know how to process and…

Parasol mushroom

How to process the parasol mushroom

Radek Štěpán 31. 10. 2023

The parasol mushroom is one of the most popular mushrooms, maybe because it is very hard to miss it in the forest. Its stipe can be 35 cm tall, and the pileus can easily reach25 cm in diameter. If you…

Honey fungus

Various types of honey fungus are growing, but there slightly poisonous…

Radek Štěpán 15. 10. 2023

The summer is gone but the weather is still pleasant. Trees are beautifully coloured in all possible shades and tones and the traditional autumn mushroom season is here, and many mushroom pickers are getting ready. Autumn mushroom picking also includes…

Coral tooth mushroom

Coral tooth mushroom is edible, but no one hunts for it

Radek Štěpán 11. 10. 2023

This year’s mushroom season is in full swing and the seasons is awesome! Mushrooms grow like crazy these days, but the biggest harvest is still ahead. Whether you are an experienced mushroom picker or not it is always a good…

Parasol mushroom

A simple trick how to “open” pileus of the parasol mushroom and how to make delicious dishes

Radek Štěpán 19. 08. 2023

Do you like huge parasol mushrooms and can’t wait to go to the forest and bring some huge pieces? Best is to find a huge pileus that you can cut and fry at home. Easy. Frying is the best. Well,…

Glowing mushrooms

Glowing mushrooms – an extraordinary and beautiful phenomenon that you need to see

Radek Štěpán 17. 08. 2023

A walk through the forest at dusk can certainly be interesting and if you find enough time, and the weather is right, you may be in for a “special” treat. You may see a little light in the distance, and…


A Giant Puffball (Langermannia gigantean), a nine-kilogram puffball and other achievements from the mushroom kingdom

Radek Štěpán 23. 07. 2023

Summer is in full swing and mushrooms are popping out everywhere. Basically anyone can find beautiful mushrooms these days as they grow relentlessly all over the place. That makes mushroom pickers very happy of course, even though there is a…

Bitter bolete

The bitter bolete – a false feeling of satisfaction

Radek Štěpán 16. 07. 2023

Did you found a beautiful and friendly-looking mushroom that somewhat resembles the porcini mushroom, cooked it, and found out that it spoiled your entire meal? If so, you’ve most likely brought home the bitter bolete. This mushroom looks very nice…