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Parasol mushroom and heavy metals…

Radek Štěpán 22. 09. 2022

Whether you are a mushroom enthusiast or not, you most likely know one of the most famous mushrooms (Macrolepiota procera), the parasol mushroom. It is an edible mushroom with a unique taste and it is loved by many people. Many…

Amanita phalloides

The harbinger of death – the death cap (Amanita phalloides), is here. Learn to recognize it easily

Radek Štěpán 18. 09. 2022

The most poisonous mushroom in Central Europe is growing right now – because of favourable weather conditions and it started to grow a lot, together with other mushrooms. Well, it has been growing abundantly in the past as well, but…


You can grow these mushrooms at home

Radek Štěpán 14. 09. 2022

Growing mushrooms in your garden is a completely different task than growing any other vegetable. However, it may not be so complicated. If you have all the necessary materials, growing organic mushrooms is easier than it may seem at first…


Milkcaps – great orange mushrooms

Radek Štěpán 12. 09. 2022

Do you collect lactarius mushrooms, also known as milkcaps, or are you hearing this name for the first time? Whatever the case may be, it will not hurt to talk a little bit about these wonderful mushrooms. Yes, most of…


Stump puffball (Apioperdon pyriforme) offers thousands of fruiting bodies (Sporocarps) in one place

Radek Štěpán 05. 09. 2022

When you are on a mushroom picking trip do you also collect puffballs? If you are an experienced mushroom picker and know about mushrooms, then your answer will be positive. Nevertheless, there are many people who would never consider these…


Abundant, Neglected but Tasty Mushrooms that Do Not Absorb Heavy Metals

Radek Štěpán 20. 08. 2022

Are you on a mushroom picking trip, walking through the woods but finding only Russula mushrooms? Well, if you are not fond of them you most likely just pass them by. It is a shame because these are great, but…

Meripilus giganteus

Giant Polypore (Meripilus giganteus): A very attractive but also edible fungus growing on wood

Radek Štěpán 10. 08. 2022

It may not seem that way, but the mushroom season is now in a full swing and if you look hard enough you can still find many great mushrooms. Well, these interesting mushrooms that we are going to talk about,…

Suillellus luridus

Suillellus luridus: A great mushroom to go for

Radek Štěpán 02. 07. 2022

The weather is already very pleasant and the temperature is getting closer to 30 degrees of Celsius and because we had a fair amount of rain, we should expect to find several types of mushrooms. Mushrooms are already growing, including…

Bog beacon

Mitrula paludosa or bog beacon, the clean water indicator

Radek Štěpán 27. 06. 2022

Have you ever seen small yellow mushrooms with strange hats growing right out of water or a puddle? Maybe you did, and you paid no attention. It is understandable, as there are plenty of other mushrooms that grow in the…


First summer mushroom picking. The mushroom season is here

Radek Štěpán 25. 06. 2022

We have already written about the first mushroom “hunting” event occurring this year. But we still have not mentioned the famous summer cep or penny bun (Boletus reticulatus). Yes, this popular mushroom is waiting for you again in forests and…