Pictorial supplement to The Fifth Kingdom - Chapter 18

Fungi as Food - Mycophagy   (54 pictures)
(the CD-ROM has full text and over 80 pictures)

agaric1.jpg (4549 bytes) Fungi as food - Agaricus brunnescens, the supermarket mushroom.
18-2 Pleurotus ostreatus on tree.jpg (6876 bytes) Fungi as food - oyster mushroom, Pleurotus ostreatus - wild.
18-3 Pleurotus ostreatus culture.jpg (9798 bytes) Fungi as food - Pleurotus ostreatus - domesticated.
18-4 Pleurotus ostreatus farmers mkt.jpg (6403 bytes) Fungi as food - Pleurotus ostreatus - from farmers' market.
18-5 Pleurotus ostreatus grower.jpg (6959 bytes) Fungi as food - Pleurotus ostreatus - gift from grower.
18-7 Lentinus edodes painting.jpg (9160 bytes) Fungi as food - shii-take or xiang-gu,  Lentinus edodes.
18-8 Lentinus edodes grower2.jpg (7691 bytes) Fungi as food - Lentinus edodes fruiting on a sawdust block.
18-9 Volvariella volvacea painting.jpg (5881 bytes) Fungi as food - the paddy straw mushroom, Volvariella volvacea.
18-10 Volvariella volvacea young.jpg (5398 bytes) Fungi as food - Volvariella volvacea - young specimens.
18-11 Volvariella volvacea label.jpg (9450 bytes) Fungi as food - Volvariella volvacea label.
18-12 Flammulina velutipes cultiv .jpg (6336 bytes) Fungi as food - enokitake, Flammulinas velutipes - etiolated basidiomata as grown in culture.
18-13 Pholiota nameko.jpg (139929 bytes) Fungi as food - nameko, Pholiota nameko.
18-15 truffle peanuts.jpg (10335 bytes) Fungi as food - introduction to truffles...
18-16 truffle pig.jpg (7035 bytes) Fungi as food - truffling pig of yesteryear.
18-17 truffle dog.jpg (8727 bytes) Fungi as food - truffle dog of today.
18-18 truffle orchard.jpg (7356 bytes) Fungi as food - a truffle orchard in France.
18-19 truffle basket.jpg (7139 bytes) Fungi as food - a basket of black truffles.
18-20 truffle fair.jpg (10581 bytes) Fungi as food - René Pomerleau sniffing a black truffle at the truffle market in Carpentras, France.   This specimen went for US$60 in 1985.
18-21 truffle poster.gif (6014 bytes) Fungi as food - poster for an Italian truffle fair.
18-22 truffle congress.gif (4631 bytes) Fungi as food - Truffles - How many other fungi have their own International Congress?
18-23 truffle pate.jpg (7083 bytes) Fungi as food - pâté aux truffes.
18-24 morel May Michigan.gif (11042 bytes) 18-25 morel Boyne ad.gif (2367 bytes) Fungi as food - morel festivals in Michigan.
18-26 morel cartoonist.jpg (11298 bytes) Fungi as food - morel cartoonist in Boyne City, Michigan.
18-28 morel cartoon2.jpg (10022 bytes) 18-27 morel cartoon1.gif (12539 bytes) Fungi as food - morel cartoons, Boyne City.
18-29 morel hunters.jpg (5741 bytes) Fungi as food - morel hunters under the gun, near Boyne city.
18-30 morels.jpg (8061 bytes) Fungi as food - the morel harvest.
18-31 morels 3 verpas.jpg (8403 bytes) Fungi as food - 'My Verpa's bigger than yours' - Boyne City, Michigan.  Nancy Weber, author of the best book on morels, is on the left.
18-32 morels 2 curly heads.jpg (7148 bytes) 18-33 morel Kelly.jpg (10504 bytes) Fungi as food - Clint and Kelly Kendrick in 1976 with examples of the best collection of morels we ever made, around recently dead elm trees near Ottawa, Ontario.
18-34 morel elms ottawa.jpg (9301 bytes) Fungi as food - This was it - those were the days!
18-35 morel trophy.gif (9711 bytes) Fungi as food - Only in your dreams.
18-36 Dictyophora.jpg (5521 bytes) Fungi as food - Dictyophora - only in China, Eh!  Pity
18-37 Ustilago esculenta.jpg (6012 bytes) Fungi as food - Ustilago esculenta, as cultivated in wild rice and eaten in China.  It is a fine 'vegetable'
18-38 ling-chi cultiv.jpg (4939 bytes) Fungi as medicine - ling-chi or reishi, Ganoderma lucidum, as grown in Korea.
18-39 ling-chi box.jpg (7378 bytes) Fungi as medicine - gift-boxed ling-chi.
18-40 Boletus edulis.jpg (9302 bytes) Fungi as food - Boletus edulis (cep, steinpilz, porcini).
18-41 matsutake.jpg (5892 bytes) Fungi as food - matsutake, Tricholoma magnivelare, grade 3.
18-42 chanterelle.jpg (8485 bytes) Fungi as food - chanterelles, Cantharellus cibarius.
18-43 Lactarius deliciosus.jpg (8188 bytes) Fungi as food - Lactarius deliciosus.
18-44 Lepista nuda.jpg (8531 bytes) Fungi as food - blewit, Clitocybe (Lepista) nuda.
18-45 Marasmius oreades.jpg (5872 bytes) Fungi as food - fairy ring mushroon, Marasmius oreades.
18-46 Coprinus comatus.jpg (5474 bytes) Fungi as food - shaggy mane, Coprinus comatus.
18-47 Calvatia.jpg (5303 bytes) Fungi as food - giant puffball, Langermannia (Calvatia) gigantea.
18-48 Armillaria.jpg (4409 bytes) Fungi as food - honey fungus, Armillaria mellea.
18-49 Amanita caesarea.jpg (6827 bytes)
Fungi as food - Amanita caesarea.

 

18-50 Termitomyces.jpg (7620 bytes) Fungi as food - Termitomyces titanicus, an edible umbrella.  (see also Chapter 16)
18-51 Termitomyces2.jpg (7385 bytes) Fungi as food - Termitomyces for sale.
18-52 Cyttaria.jpg (6546 bytes) Fungi as food - Cyttaria.
18-53 Laetiporus.jpg (5612 bytes) Fungi as food - sulphur shelf, Laetiporus sulphureus.
18-54 Dentinum.jpg (4579 bytes) Fungi as food - sweet tooth, Dentinum repandum.
18-55 Sparassis.jpg (5431 bytes) Fungi as food - caulifower mushroom, Sparassis crispa.
18-56 Rozites.jpg (9506 bytes) Fungi as food - the gypsy, Rozites caperata.
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