Mainly because of the long drought, there have only been very few mushrooms this year. "It was almost a total failure," said Welt. For about a week now, more and more finds have been reported. Late summer and autumn are considered the heyday for edible mushrooms. "But it won't be a really good mushroom year anymore," stated the expert. Mushroom pickers will find what they are looking for mainly in forests, but also in parks in the cities.
Saxony: Rain gives hope to mushroom pickers
Chemnitz (dpa/sn) - The recent rain gives mushroom pickers in Saxony hope for a conciliatory end to the season.