Not mushroom at the jail as fungi’s pinch the lot

The environmental police Seprona have carried out a wave of arrests against poachers of mushrooms across the province. The fungi season is in full swing and the woods of the mountains in the north of the province are popular with seekers of these delicacies. It is legal to collect fungi for personal use as long as no more than five kilos per person is picked, and an open woven basket used to collect them. But Continue reading Not mushroom at the jail as fungi’s pinch the lot

5kg limit for mushroom collectors across province

Anyone interested in going out into the mountains and picking their own mushrooms will need to know this years rules, published yesterday by the regional Ministry of the Environment. You can only collect fungi for your own consumption, up to a daily limit of 5kg. No permit or authorisation is needed, and collection is free if you are in public lands (obviously you can’t go onto private property). You are not allowed to use any Continue reading 5kg limit for mushroom collectors across province