Mushroom Hunting

Mushroom Hunting

Finland is one of the world’s best places for foraging wild foods
Price from 145 EUR


From the end of summer until late autumn, Liesjärvi National Park is a foragers paradise. At Taiga Times, our guide will take you to the best mushroom hunting spots in the national park, hunting for mushrooms as a peaceful and unique pastime. 
Fresh flavourful mushrooms handpicked by youLearn about wild edible foods from the forest Look and taste foraged food Finnish-style lunch and coffee by the campfire  
However, as the name suggests, it is a hunt! We cannot always find what we are looking for, and although most of the mushrooms are harmless, there are many poisonous ones too. But not to worry, for your guide willaccurately advise and direct you to edible mushrooms and will always beavailable to explain about the ones you have found. 
Our group will be on the lookout for trumpet chanterelles, golden chanterelles, and penny buns, three prized fungi of the forest. If we can collect enough for a meal, we will be able to cook them over the campfire for lunch. Fortunately for us, if there are no edible mushrooms to be found, we will still have plenty to scavenge and talk about!

What's included

TransportationProfessional guideMushroom basket and a knifeFinnish-style lunch and coffee by the fireRaincoat in case of rain