Keyword: edible mushrooms

In Italy, the collection of truffles is considered a professional activity mainly for “males”. The “Lady Truffle” initiative, founded by Elisa Ioni, sales manager
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In the Modenese Apennine (Italy), since the interest towards traditional forest products (as firewood) is declining, also the active forest management is strongly decreasing,
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In 2013, an association from Périgord launched the collective brand “Cèpes du Périgord”. It provides Perigordian owners with a tool to optimize quality and
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Trufforum® is an international event created by the The “European Mycological Institute” (EGTC-EMI) with the aim of promoting the responsible use of the Tuber
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Poisoning is mostly the consequence of confusion with other edible mushroom species but, in some cases also, of poisonous species collection by people who
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Tuber melanosporum, the fungus that produces the priced Black Truffle, is adapted to Mediterranean droughts.  Usually the production of truffles increases in years with
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In 2008, we installed 14 mushroom inventory plots of 100 m2 size in Pinus pinaster forests. The plots were selected to include a range
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The Mycological Trail of Poblet has a double objective. On the one hand, the aim is to raise awareness among visitors about the mycological
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In the Italian forest sector, NWFPs play a fundamental role. In 2011, according to an estimation reported in State of Europe’s Forests , NWFPs
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The aim of Soria Gastronomica as a gastronomic and cultural event for professionals in the hotel and catering sector, cooks, traders of food products,
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