The Forêt des Andaines,
a mushroom-lover’s paradise
In the shade of the oak, beech and spruce trees of the Forêt des Andaines are hidden treasures. Bursting with life, Bagnoles de l’Orne’s forest is home to 1700 varieties of mushroom, including girolles, ceps, pieds de mouton, horn of plenty and many more.
Make the most of the warm sunny days of autumn to explore the forest and unlock the mysteries of the mushrooms that grow nestled among mosses and ferns. Dressed in the red and gold of autumn, the Forêt des Andaines is a stunning setting for family walks.
But if you’re going mushroom foraging, make sure you know what you’re doing! You need to know how to identify the friendly, tasty, edible varieties and take care to a avoid putting dangerous toadstools in your basket. Don’t worry, though, we’ve thought of everything.