Did you know that fungi provide most forest biodiversity and play an essential ecological role in the life of forests?
Not only that, but mushrooms can also generate multiple economic benefits for society and contribute to people’s health and well-being.
However, wild mushroom production faces threats such as climate change and uncontrolled harvesting. These risks are compounded by the lack of knowledge about the resource and its potential to generate multiple opportunities for rural development.
The Mycological Parks or Territories constitute an opportunity to organize all of the stakeholders interested in the mycological resource of a forest environment (owners, managers, collectors, mycotourists, local entrepreneurs) and connect them with the world of science, allowing them to participate in the generation of knowledge of the resource, necessary for managing and preserving our natural heritage.