Meet Ángeles María Álvarez Siles
Biologist specialized in mycology with extensive experience as a mycological tourism guide.
With a degree in Biology from the University of Burgos and specialized in the field of mycology, as well as a great lover of nature, Ángeles will be the perfect guide for our mycological route in Córdoba. She is not only endorsed by her extensive experience as a tour guide in this field, but also by the various courses she has taken on the amazing world of mycology.
An excellent trainer in this specialty, Ángeles is currently Director of the visitor reception center of the Natural Park of Hornachuelos, Green Tourism Guide of the Natural Park Sierra de Hornachuelos and specialist guide of mycology in Sierra Morena cordobesa. Undoubtedly, an unbeatable company for this fantastic mycological experience.
Development of the activity
Welcome to this interesting mycological route in Córdoba. A pleasant hiking tour through one of the most beautiful places of Sierra Morenain the Alto Guadalquivir region. If you love walking through nature and feel that sense of calm that inspires you, if you are a restless soul who always likes to learn, if curiosity pushes you to want to know everything about the native vegetation of the places you visit, then this is undoubtedly an experience made to your measure. Come with us to discover a number of native mycological species and enjoy a pleasant walk through the La Dehesa Experiences farm, an experience not to be missed!
A pleasant walk through Sierra Morena
Throughout the month of December, the landscapes of Sierra Morena are dyed in striking shades of green due to the frequent rains and those frosts that occur because of the continuous temperature drops. An undeniably beautiful place where walking is simply a pleasure. Our mycological experience will lead us to make a pleasant hiking route which runs through a typical Mediterranean holm oak forest. Of course, in addition to learning about the different mycological species native to the area, you will have the chance to enjoy the magnificent oak forest that surrounds us, which will surely surprise you!
Learn to recognize mushrooms
For this mycological route in Cordoba we have selected the best specialists in the fantastic world of mycology, who will accompany you during the approximately two and a half hours that the tour lasts. Our expert guides will teach you how to look for and then to identify all species que se encuentran in this Mediterranean forest. And, of course, you will be able to collect those varieties that are suitable for human consumption. As you can see, this experience is as instructive as it is exciting.
Taste these delicacies in our restaurant
And if after getting started in the incredible world of mycology, you feel like tasting these delicacies offered by Sierra Morena, in La Dehesa Experiences we offer you the possibility to do it directly in your own accommodation. Dare to taste the delicious mushroom dishes prepared by our chefs. A exquisite and irresistible proposals for any palate. Mushrooms with ham, salmon with boletus sauce... And all prepared with zero kilometer products! If you want to go further, don't forget the mushroom marinade that you will find in the fridge of your accommodation cabin, a delicious dish with an aromatic touch of Mediterranean herbs, cayenne and cardamom. To serve it, you will only have to put it directly on the plate and accompany it with some regañás and a Pedro Ximénez oloroso. Can you imagine a more perfect end to this mycological route in Cordoba?