Fungi business stains Ticino mushroom season

22nd September 2010, Comments 0 comments

The annual mushroom hunt in Ticino sees fines, injured and poisoned porcini pickers, and a protest group with its own Facebook page stirring up support to keep Italians away from cantonal woods. Meanwhile gourmets head south as food and wine festivals across the canton celebrate the harvest and autumnal specialities that include porcini mushrooms, chestnuts, pumpkin and game.

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