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The Mercat del Bolet de Cal Rosal takes place every autumn at Cal Rosal, (Olvan, Berguedà) and is one of the oldest and best-known in Catalonia. It is open every day from 10 am until 7 pm. Visitors will find stalls with fresh, dried and preserved mushrooms as well as mushroom risottos, pastas, oil and pâtés plus cured meats, cheeses, yoghurt, eggs and honey from Berguedà. 

In Slovakia, the most popular freshwater fish are carp, trout and pike. The Christmas Eve table could not lack fish, with carp being the most frequently chosen one. On the other hand, Slovak forests provide plenty of different kinds of edible mushrooms and they are usually prepared with meat, scrambled eggs, soups or sauces.

Krkonose Soup Recipes

This is a typical soup in the Krkonose Mountains and the adjacent regions. It is made of bread yeast and served at almost all restaurants in the Krkonose region of the Czech Republic.

The Fira de la Tòfona del Berguedà is an event focused on spreading knowledge about this valuable yet little known fungus.

The festival takes place the first week of February and features truffles cookery demonstrations, masterclasses, a truffle hunting dog contest, as well as some other leisure activities. 

The popular Fira de la Llenega takes place in Cardona on the last weekend of October and it is a fair dedicated to the world of mushrooms with various activities related to this local product. 

The Crowberry Festival is held every year in the end of summer. The festival´s theme is sustainability and celebrating the autumn bounty such as wild berry and mushroom picking, sheep roundup and other crops from the farmers in West Iceland.

In central Estonia, the Soomaa National Park is the largest flooded area in Northern Europe and in 2009 it won the "undiscovered treasures of Estonia" Award. It owes its unique natural scenery to its fifth season (which follows the thawing of snow and heavy rains) and untouched nature.