|Ever since fossils that were dated 400 million years ago were found, mushrooms are considered to be ancient organisms. In ancient Egypt we can find depictions of mushrooms used to decorate the tombs of the Pharaohs. Even Greeks and Romans considered the mushroom to be a special food of the gods. Mushrooms are indeed very nutritious, high in protein, dietary fiber, vitamins and others. The protein contain in mushrooms is considered to be of high biological value and could even substitute meat protein during periods of fasting. Scavenging for mushrooms usually starts at the beginning of March until the end of October in areas with bushes, pinewoods and any other region near the water. There are hundreds of different types of mushroom that tend to pick the interest of those who look but there are also others that can be grown. The mushroom is a small treasure with the highest nutritious quality that can transform any dish.