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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…

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…

Fairy ring mushroom

Fairy ring mushroom is a fly killer but a great companion too

Radek Štěpán 05. 07. 2023

Summer is slowly starting, but the much awaited hot days are still rather far away. On the other hand, it tends to rain a lot now and the more it rains, the more mushrooms will grow. One of the most…


Are you planning to go mushroom hunting? Well, that is great but do not fall for these myths

Radek Štěpán 23. 06. 2023

The beginning of June is quite rainy, and that is good for mushroom as they are already growing pretty wild and in large numbers. If you went already, you have probably seen the very popular scarlatina bolete, lurid bolete and…

Russula mushrooms

Russula mushrooms are growing already. How can you tell the “tangy and spice” ones from the smooth ones

Radek Štěpán 15. 06. 2023

Have already you gone mushroom picking this year? If so, you’ve probably encountered many varieties of Russula mushrooms and this is because far fewer people collect these less popular mushrooms than, for example, the famous boletus mushrooms.. and that is…


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…

Birch polypore

(Piptoporusbetulinus), also know as birch polypore – the last meal of Ötzi the iceman

Radek Štěpán 07. 05. 2023

Spring is in full swing and many of us are enjoying walks in the forest. It is finally possible to take walks without a face mask and you might even come across some mushrooms. In some places you may already…

Let us go for an early morel hunt! All you need is little luck

Radek Štěpán 25. 04. 2023

Do you love walking in the forest and can’t wait for the mushroom season? Yes, you may argue that in the time of the corona virus you did not have many chances to go, but it is still a great…

Common morel

A delicious mushroom called the common morel (Morchella esculenta), is already growing

Radek Štěpán 17. 04. 2023

As the warmer days are approaching, little heads of the much-prized common morels are starting to appear. Despite the fact that it is a well-known delicacy that even offers healing properties and the price on the market is around 160…