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Pictorial supplement to The Fifth Kingdom - Chapter 18

Fungi as Food - Mycophagy

(54 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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