I love mushrooms and there is nothing more satisfying than finding your own. As the weather turns colder and damper there are some great locations near to the city where you can harvest some delicious fungi which i wrote about here.
But what is really important is identifying these delicious little treats. And (as with everything Swiss,) there are a whole raft of rules and regulations which differ from canton to canton so rabid mushroom pickers don’t reap havoc on the eco-system. Fortunately the «Vereinigung amtlicher Pilzkontrollorgane der Schweiz» or VAPKO have the information all in one place, albeit in German, as well as a tool to find locations to identify mushrooms to make sure they are safe and the rules from canton to canton Get picking!
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