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Before wandering in the woods, if you want to gather our scented Tuscan mushrooms and you are a tourist or a resident, you have to follow some rules and laws
Mushroom picking in Tuscany: some rules

During autumn in Tuscany everyone wants to pick up mushrooms. But be careful and take some minutes to read these instructions. Before wandering in the woods, if you want to gather our scented Tuscan mushrooms and you are a tourist or a resident, you have to follow some rules and laws. If you are a tourist you have to pay a small tax to the Tuscany Region:

The amount is:

Important:

Remeber that:

You can’t pick up too little mushrooms, they have to be:

Sometimes it's hard to understand is a mushroom is edible or not. Locals Health Offices (USL) offer free micological consultancy to certify the edibility of mushrooms.  

Read the regional regulation about mushroom picking: Regione Toscana web site