The Civic Museum of the fungus in Giaveno was inaugurated and opened to the public on 12 October as part of Mushroom Festival and is located in Via Station 0, close to Piazza San Lorenzo and Municipal Tourist Office, in an ideal location to be reached by visitors.
In the local, municipal property, an area was "forest" with "trees" and fungal species, and arranged a series of illustrated panels with content and images about the habitat, when to go for mushrooms, the main species and other useful information.
He was also placed a TV that presents the video "Going for mushrooms in the woods of Giaveno" that illustrates the master's comment Giancarlo Vinassa country and that of the President of the Association Boulajour Louis Crisafi, research, collection and peculiarities of some local mushrooms. Among the images of the documentary were also dedicated to the market of fresh mushrooms spontaneous Giaveno.
The museum, in the intention of the City that it has created, is an important feature of the fungus and the knowledge of the forest resources of this land and mountain flying tourist to the city.
Has also been identified within a space - showcase of local products, with the presentation of some local food and craft production.
"We are pleased with the number of visitors in recent months the Museum has welcomed Mushroom, - said the Mayor Daniela Ruffino - and this figure does not take into account attendance had during the demonstrations and specific initiatives that have been held at the Museum in period, which focused on schools and students. I remember the visit of the primary school pupils Bishop Hugh Saroglia township Wild and the lesson - the story of Giancarlo Vinassa mycologist, that of master's students in the Department of Management at the University of Turin and the teachers and the award ceremony dedicated the nativity scenes and Christmas trees with the participation of children, families and associations.
The ability to access to the Museum by referring to the Tourist Office also provides - added the mayor - to offer open six days a week to a week and you can find out with the Museum panorama of the initiatives of the territory that the tourist office its pivot. "
From Sunday, April 20 the Museum of mushroom Giaveno will be open on a Sunday afternoon with the same terms as other accesses, ie direct request by the Municipal Tourist Office. The visits are possible in the following opening hours of the Office: Tuesday to Friday, 9am - 0:16 - 18.30; Saturday 9 - 12.30 16 - 18.30; Sunday 10 - 12.30 15 - 18.30 hrs. Closed on Mondays.