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Table 2 The edible fungi collected in the study areas

From: Traditional knowledge of wild food plants in a few Tibetan communities

Fungi collected in Lithang County, Sichuan, China
Botanical identification Tibetan name Part used Use in local diet C. index*
Ophiocordyceps sinensis (Berk.) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora dbyar rtswa dgun ‘bu, ‘bu entire fungus + larva used to prepare an alcoholic beverage +++++
Tricholoma matsutake (S. Ito & S.Imai) Singer be sha, be do shing sha mo entire fruit body eaten without skin +++++
  1. *Consensus index. Indicates citation by % of informants. +: ≤10%; ++: 11-25%; +++: 26-50%; ++++: 51-75%; +++++: ≥76%.