Mushroom Foray (in English)

9 October 2022

This excursion combines an exciting hike in the area of the mystical Etang de la Gruère with an introduction to the realm of mushrooms in the Jura Franches-Montagnes.

Guided by accredited hiking guide, Valérie Chételat and mushroom enthusiast and author of the books The Allure of Fungi and Wild Mushrooming Alison Pouliot we will discover the autumnal beauty of the region. The focus is on the great ecological importance of fungi and the history of the Swiss moorlands. On the way we will make a campfire and discover the culinary delights of mushrooms.


Mushroom Foray

Start 10.15 am Les Reussilles,parking lot and bus stop Bif Montfaucon

End 15:15 am Les Reussilles, parking lot and bus stop Bif Montfaucon

Walking time 2 hours

Ascent and descent 150m

Maximum number of participants 16


Price CHF 90.-


The short hike traverses easy hiking trails and short trail-less stretches in the forest. These are easy to walk with hiking boots and surefootedness.


Tour organisation and guiding by accredited hiking guide Valérie Chételat. Introduction to the realm of mushrooms by biologist Alison Pouliot. A light mushroom-inspired lunch by the campfire.

Not inluded are travel fees, drinks, snacks.

Information regarding the Covid-19 regulations can be found here.

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