Captured in the Baligród Forest District in the Bieszczady Mountains (south-eastern Poland), the wasp was attacked by the rare fungus known as Ophiocordyceps ditmarii which then buried itself inside the insect’s body before erupting out of its head.
TFN talks with Marek Snowarski, the creator of a leading website on picking mushrooms, and finds out just what draws him to the forests.
The settlement may have belonged to a little-known people who lived on the Baltic coast around 2000 BC.
When fire crews arrived at the site in southeast Poland’s Podkarpackie region they found smoke billowing out of the tree named Wincenty, which has been a national monument since 1966.
From an affably eccentric farmhouse in the village of Poźrzadło to the spectacular greenery and glittering lakes of Łagów ten minutes away, life here is something to be savoured and remembered.
Found close to the Schloss Cammerau estate in the Owl Mountains which once belonged to the von Keyserlingk family, the looted cache is thought to have contained priceless silver, jewellery, cold weapons, paintings, and china.
With the help of Internet users, Mieszko and Karolina Stanisławski raised enough money to buy 5.53 ha of forest in the Low Beskids mountain range in south-eastern Poland. Now they are now thinking about buying a second one.
Combining wood with cutting-edge design the building comes bristling with green credentials.
Project will end with an auction of cutting-edge products to raise money for an apiary.
With towns and forests deserted of people, the country’s wildlife has a new-found confidence.