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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…

Scarletina mushroom

The beautiful scarletina mushroom is worth waiting for

Radek Štěpán 30. 06. 2023

Have you already gone on a mushroom hunting trip? Well, if you did, you have probably seen some traditional spring and summer mushrooms. For example, the beautiful scarletina bolete, (Boletus luridiformis), previously also known as (Boletus erythropus) is certainly one…

Sheathed woodtuft,(Kuehneromyces mutabilis) a delicious mushroom that you can collect now

Radek Štěpán 20. 05. 2023

Have you already gone mushroom picking this year? If not, you should try now and look for an interesting mushroom called sheathed woodtuft. It is not a well-known mushroom but it is a delicacy that you should not miss. If…


The presence of St. George’s mushroom (Calocybe gambosa) is often revealed by blooming rapeseeds

Radek Štěpán 14. 05. 2023

Which mushroom is mainly associated with the month of April? Well, St. George day is celebrated in April … that is probably why. St. George’s mushroom has a unique aroma and taste, similar to freshly ground grain. The taste is…

Parasol mushroom

Incorrect parasol mushroom picking destroys the mycelium

Radek Štěpán 13. 10. 2022

It has been a common knowledge for ages that when picking mushrooms you must gently twist it out of the ground. For us, hardcore mushroom pickers, this is a common practice and we do it automatically. Unfortunately, many do not…

Dried Mushroom

A short mushroom drying manual

Radek Štěpán 12. 10. 2022

If you buy dry mushrooms in stores you know that they are very expensive, but there is nothing easier than drying your own mushrooms at home. Plus, the mushrooms you buy in stores may be so dry that they may…

Bedly high

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…

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…