California Indian Ethnomycology and Associated Forest Management

@inproceedings{Anderson2013CaliforniaIE,
  title={California Indian Ethnomycology and Associated Forest Management},
  author={M. Kat Anderson and Frank K. Lake},
  year={2013}
}
Abstract Many California Indian tribes utilized mushrooms for food, medicine, and/or technological purposes. This paper summarizes which mushrooms were important to different California Indian tribes in historic and modern times and how they were harvested, prepared, and stored. Oral interviews were conducted and the ethnographic literature reviewed to detail the extent and complexity of indigenous knowledge about fungi harvesting and associated burning to enhance mushroom populations and their… 

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