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Article Number - 6F33E6359150


Vol.7(4), pp. 28-38 , May 2016
https://doi.org/10.5897/JYFR2015.0154
ISSN: 2141-2413


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Ethnomycology of Termitomyces R. Heim in Nepal



Hari Prasad Aryal
  • Hari Prasad Aryal
  • Bhairahawa Multiple Campus, Siddarthanagar, Nepal.
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Usha Budathoki
  • Usha Budathoki
  • Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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 Received: 16 April 2015  Accepted: 22 April 2016  Published: 31 May 2016

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Study on the consumption and uses of edible fungi by selected ethnic tribes/groups in selected geographical regions in Nepal is lacking. This paper highlights the various ways of using Termitomyces spp. in Tarai, Siwalik and Midhill in Nepal. The investigation was conducted before, during and after monsoon, from 2010 to 2012. Data were obtained by interacting with members of the ethnic groups used in this study, as well as interviews. It was found that there were nineteen termitomyces taxa, used as food and medicine.

Key words: Distribution, fungi, nutrients, taxonomy.

 

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APA Aryal, H. P., & Budathoki, U. (2016). Ethnomycology of Termitomyces R. Heim in Nepal. Journal of Yeast and Fungal Research , 7(4), 28-38.
Chicago Hari Prasad Aryal and Usha Budathoki. "Ethnomycology of Termitomyces R. Heim in Nepal." Journal of Yeast and Fungal Research 7, no. 4 (2016): 28-38.
MLA Hari Prasad Aryal and Usha Budathoki. "Ethnomycology of Termitomyces R. Heim in Nepal." Journal of Yeast and Fungal Research 7.4 (2016): 28-38.
   
DOI https://doi.org/10.5897/JYFR2015.0154
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/JYFR/article-abstract/6F33E6359150

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