His Majesty King Boletus edulis aka ‘porcino‘, considered the most delicious mushroom in the world, will be in the protagonist of the
4th annual Campionato mondiale dei funghi (World mushroom championship)
promoting how to search and collect, study, study, tell, shooting and cooking porcini mushrooms wich will be the protagonist of a two days mushroom bonanza in one of the most spectacular location in Italy: Cerreto Laghi
in the beautiful setting of Parco Nazionale dell’Appennino Tosco-Emiliano.
This renowned and well equipped ski resort surrounds a glacial lake at the foot of Mount Nuda, among beech woods covered in deep snow in the winter season. Thanks to its good geographic position, Cerreto Laghi can be easily reached from Emilia, Liguria and Tuscany; it is well connected to main cities like Reggio Emilia and La Spezia.
On October Saturday 8th and Sunday 9Th
the succulent mushroom will be in the center of the whole event.
Porcini to search, collect, study, cook and …featured in a selfie with a mushroom.
On Sunday morning, more than 500 competitors will start the hunt.
On Sunday, the winners ( mushrooms collectors and selfie authors)
will be announced in a party at the Palazzo del GhIaccio, awarding the
greatest quantity by weight, the largest mushroom, the most beautiful. Cerreto will vibrate of musical interludes with minstrels and storytellers of Garfagnana
and music in the streets.
You will enjoy a craft and food market among many activities for children.
It will be fun!