The Edible Mushrooms of Madagascar: An Evolving Enigma

  title={The Edible Mushrooms of Madagascar: An Evolving Enigma},
  author={Bart Buyck},
  journal={Economic Botany},
  • B. Buyck
  • Published 23 October 2008
  • Environmental Science
  • Economic Botany
The Edible Mushrooms of Madagascar: An Evolving Enigma. This paper on the most significant edible wild mushrooms of Madagascar is organized in the following four categories: (1) mushrooms of introduced eucalypt plantations, (2) mushrooms of introduced pine plantations, (3) mushrooms of native forests and woodlands, and (4) mushrooms found in fields, agricultural waste and other altered, non–forest habitats. Eucalyptus robusta plantations yield by far the bulk of edible mushrooms that are sold… 

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