Yearly Archives: 2016

LEAOTA – IS THIS AREA EFFICIENTLY PROTECTED?

The biological baseline survey conducted by Foundation Conservation Carpathia in Leaota Mountain, is almost completed. The preliminary reports reveled the presence of a very high number of protected species, both on a national and a European level. Their number and diversity in Leota area is surprisingly higher compared with the neighboring protected areas such asRead more

AUTUMN FALLS IN LEAOTA

Slowly, the autumn falls over Leaota Mountains. The subalpine meadows and heaths lost their carpet of flowers, but now the mushrooms are thriving in the humid forests. Virgin and quasi-virgin forests of Leaota are the ideal habitats for a high number of mushroom species. Edible mushrooms – Honey Fungus (Armillaria mellea), Porcini (Boletus edulis), ChanterelleRead more