gsteckel at vergil.East.Sun.COM (Geoff Steckel - Sun BOS Hardware CONTRACTOR) writes:
>In article <1993Mar19.184718.21732 at netcom.com> czs at netcom.com (Christian Smith) writes:
>>Well, since you asked... Lately there seems to be a lot of interest in
>>cultivating and eating species of mushrooms other than agarics
>Hmm - you mean Agaricus bisporus (or whatever the taxonomists are calling
>it today?) Agarics are a _much_ larger topic!
>> My personal interest is in collecting edible
>>strains potentially useful for commercial production, develpoing new
>>strains through breeding and methods for spawn production.
>Have you read 'The Mushroom Cultivator' by Chilton and Stamets? It has a lot of
>information about unusual edible species. The mycorrhizal varieies (boletes,
>Amanitas, etc.) aren't mentioned there though.
Be careful! Mentioning Aminitas in a posting about edible mushrooms might
suggest that they too are edible. With few exceptions, Aminitas are
extremely poisonous; they are however mycorrhizal, but what's that got to do