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Sweden, A Mushroom-Loving Culture Posted by on Oct 15, 2021

Do you live in a mycophilic or a mycophobic culture? These adjectives of Greek origin mean either mushrooming-loving or the latter, mushroom-fearing. Foraging for wild mushrooms is commonplace in Nordic, Slavic, and Baltic countries, yet it’s not a tradition that’s taken root with American immigrant culture. Swedish youngsters grow up learning how to safely identify…

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Mushroom picking Posted by on Sep 17, 2018

There is a collective mushroom picking craziness going on from middle of August until mid September usually. It depends on the weather really and this year the mushrooms seem to come a bit later because of the dry summer we have had in Sweden this year as I mentioned in my post about the crayfish…

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