The Mushroom Season in Zurich

In fall, mushrooms sprout from the ground in the forests in and around Zurich. They can be enjoyed in various dishes served up in the local restaurants.

In Switzerland, food lovers particularly look forward to fall ‒ for that is also the game and mushroom season. But what many people do not know is that all kinds of well-known edible mushrooms grow in the urban forests around Zurich – such as porcini, puffball mushrooms, parasol mushrooms and various types of russula, as well as button and blusher mushrooms. Even Burgundy truffles can be found close to the city.

In fall, those who prefer to enjoy mushrooms direct from the plate will find delicious mushroom dishes at the restaurants listed below.