Tanzanian mushrooms and their uses 2. An edible species of Coprinus section Lanatuli

Authors: Härkönen, Marja & Saarimäki, Tiina & Mwasumbi, Leonard
Journal: Karstenia, Volume 33 (1993), Issue 1, pages 51-59.
Doi: https://doi.org/10.29203/ka.1993.298
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Key words: Africa, Coprinus, edible mushrooms, ethnomycology, sisal, Tanzania

Abstract:  Coprinus cinereus s. lat. is commonly grown in waste heaps of sisal (Agave sisalana) processing factories in Tanzania. The local people utilize the fungus as a food crop all the year round. The taxonomic status of the Tanzanian Coprinus population needs further study.