Article written Mushroom picking in Domaso and its surroundings: an autumn adventure not to be missed
Andrea Quadroni
13-09-2023

Mushroom picking in Domaso and its surroundings: an autumn adventure not to be missed

Mushroom picking in Domaso and its surroundings: an autumn adventure not to be missed

September is the perfect month to immerse yourself in nature and look for the delicious mushrooms that grow in the woods and meadows of the area.

Mushroom picking, as well as being a fun activity, provides the opportunity to come into contact with nature and collect fresh ingredients for delicious culinary preparations.

Domaso, located on the shores of Lake Como, offers a variety of natural environments perfect for mushroom picking among woods and small valleys. It will be enough to enter the forests of the small Italian village to start the harvest. Near Domaso instead there is Valtellina, another hotspot for mushroom picking thanks to its ideal climatic conditions.

In these areas, you can find a wide range of edible mushrooms including porcini, honey mushrooms, chanterelles and many other delicious varieties. However, it is important to know that mushroom harvesting requires in-depth knowledge of the species and their characteristics, as some varieties can be poisonous.

After a day of harvesting, you can enjoy your fresh mushrooms in delicious local recipes. From pasta to risotto, mushrooms add a touch of autumn to traditional dishes.

Enjoy mushroom hunting!

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