The municipality of Alameda del Valle is rich in mycological species from the typical meadows, such as thistle mushroom, senderuelas and the wild mushroom to numerous species typical of pine forests such as the boletus and the níscalo to name the best known for the public in general. And is that fans of mushrooms in the Valle Alto del Lozoya a great ally, also offering activities and events related to the theme and variety of dishes and recipes for the gastronomic enjoyment of neighbors and visitors.
Alameda del Valle, and Valle Alto del Lozoya in general, is an ideal place to enjoy mushroom-based recipes. Mixed stir-fry, accompaniments to meat dishes, combined with rabbit or ham, creams and other dishes are some of the gastronomic proposals that visitors can enjoy, especially in the fall and spring season. Be surprised by the gastronomic culture of our town.
The diversity of mushrooms that we can find here is proportional to the variety of ecosystems and the climatology of the area. Meadows, meadows, gallery forests, oak groves, pine forests and holm oaks that promote the growth of edible species such as Bluefoot, Mushroom, Níscalo, Senderuela, Capuchina, Peretxiko, Cardo Mushroom or Boletus Edulis.
Not far from Alameda del Valle we find the Interpretation Center of Mycology of Robledillo de la Jara (Information and Reservations: 672 17 42 18/91 868 7180) a space exclusively dedicated to the world of mushrooms and that has been developing an informative work and formative of special importance. For its part, the Environmental Education Center El Cuadrón (Information and reservations: 91 869 42 79) devotes annually in its programming a space dedicated to mycology.
At present, there is no specific mycological regulation although the ways to order the management of this precious resource are being studied. However, we take advantage of this space to disseminate some good harvesting practices that will help its conservation. CLICK HERE to download our decalogue of good mycological collection practices.
National Institute of Toxicology
Attention to toxic or even deadly mushrooms such as the Boletus Satan, the Amanita Muscaria or the Amanita Phalloides and always remember that when in doubt in any of the collected species do not consume them. Just in case, always have at hand the telephone number of the National Institute of Toxicology: 91.562.04.20.
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