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BS1 Sun. Nov. 13

Mushrooms

Mushrooms are a representative food of autumn. Japan is a major mushroom country, so much so that it is said to eat the most mushrooms in the world. Japanese people have enjoyed a diversity of mushrooms through a variety of dishes from long ago. Mushroom hunting has become a leisurely activity for autumn that even children can enjoy. A mushroom that tastes and smells just like matsutake, which has been said to be impossible to artificially cultivate, has appeared. We investigate the cools of Japan’s mushroom culture.

Our foreign guest was served various dishes at a restaurant that’s particular about mushrooms.
Our foreign guest experienced mushroom hunting for the first time.
Artificial cultivation of matsutake, which had a shortage in supply, was undertaken. What kinds of mushrooms were created?