Mushroom wars

“Up north” of Almería (Tahal, Senés, Abla or Bayárcal way) you can find masses of edible and expensive mushrooms (or setas as they’re called in Spanish). The big round ones you see in the supermarkets. They fetch 20 – 40 € a kilo on the open market*. The locals collect them, under license from the town hall, and then pay a small tax on the amount collected before selling the rest on. But this trade Continue reading Mushroom wars