Collecting wild mushrooms remains a popular pursuit in the French countryside. They can be delicious but they can also be deadly so make sure you know what you are doing. Many of the best spots for mushrooms are jealously guarded so ideally you want to follow a local who knows his onions (so to speak). Alternatively, you could try following your local TV crew as in the video clip below from France3 TV.
(Published September/October 2013)