The rainy zig-zag-autumn makes it possible. In Swiss forests, the mushrooms grow! However, Collecting brings with it risks. Mushroom inspector Lukas Diem (40) from Oberrüti AG has on several occasions prevented a Bad thing. Lay showed him the Green tuber leaves, mushrooms, you wanted to eat later. “Luckily, you brought your Fund first over,” he says. “This species is deadly poisonous.”

Which mushrooms may be safely collected? “Only those that you know with 100 percent certainty,” says Diem. “If you are in doubt, it is essential to control!” He recommends that beginners first with experienced people to go – around from a club.

The four mushroom types

Roughly of the expert fungi are divided into four different types. This can be the nature of the bottom of the hat to recognize. There are those with tubes, blades, spikes, or Bars (see pictures). For beginners, it’s more suitable Boletes are. “There are poisonous Boletes, but not fatal,” says Diem. The most Famous of this type of mushrooms are good. The same is true for Leistlinge. Among them are the eggs of sponges.

beginners should, however, the Finger of lamellar mushrooms. Here are several part deadly representatives are equal: the White and Green Toadstool, the Bald Krempling or the pointed gebuckelte Raukopf. However, there are also slats mushrooms that are edible, such as mushrooms. In addition, controller warns Diem not to consume old mushrooms. A mushroom can be a pain in the arse. “With time, the protein spoils,” he says. “This leads to food poisoning, like when consuming rotten flesh.”

the collector only on the ground rigid, are not well advised. Diem called a Trick: “On the trees to pay attention.” He explains: “In Switzerland, you will find porcini mushrooms and eggs sponges in the spruce forest. These fungi live in symbiosis with ordinary Spruce.” Will hot, the two benefit from each other.

mushrooms carefully out of the

, The controller will turn newcomers asks to care for nature. “Turning the mushrooms carefully out of the ground and not on breaks unnecessarily earth, or moss,” he says. Otherwise, you hurt the mycelium, a fine mesh in the earth, which is the actual fungus. “What we collect are the fruiting body,” says Diem. He compares the Apples to a tree.

Similarly, cantonal regulations must be adhered to. Periods, volume limitations and protection zones differ regionally.