This summer's widespread drought in Sweden initially disappointed mushroom pickers, as the dry conditions were unfavorable for mushroom growth.
However, recent rains have brought hope for a bountiful harvest. In central Sweden and other regions, mushrooms like chanterelles and porcini are starting to appear. Niclas Bergius, the chairman of the National Association of Mushroom Consultants, advises inexperienced pickers to stick to easily identifiable mushrooms like chanterelles and avoid confusing them with similar but inedible varieties.
As the season progresses, enthusiasts can look forward to exploring forests in search of delicious and safe edible mushrooms like Chanterelle, Porcini Mushroom, Sandy Mushroom, Lemon Milky Cap, Butter Cap, and Blood Milk Cap, among others.
Svampguiden: List of edible fungi in Sweden