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Table 1 Cultural domains and indicators used in the interview and for the Mycophilia-Mycophobia

From: Evaluation of the degree of mycophilia-mycophobia among highland and lowland inhabitants from Chiapas, Mexico

Cultural domains Indicators
1. Knowledge and use of edible species 1.1. Recognition of edible species
  1.2. Taxonomic knowledge of edible species
  1.3. Harvest
  1.4. Consumption of edible species
  1.5. Alimentary appreciation
  1.6. Special food consideration
  1.7. Culinary knowledge
  1.8. Attitude toward edible species
2. Knowledge of toxic species 2.1. Recognition of toxic species
  2.2. Morphological knowledge of toxic species
3. Knowledge of species without cultural significance 3.1. Attitude toward species without cultural significance
4. Worldview 4.1. Existence of tales or myths of origin including mushrooms
5. Multiple use 5.1. Presence of non-alimentary uses
6. Specialists 6.1. Presence of mushroom harvest and/or salespeople
7. Ethnoecological knowledge 7.1. Knowledge of the role of mushrooms in ecosystems
  7.2. Knowledge of the relation between mushrooms and animals
8. Ethnomycological knowledge transmission 8.1. Presence of knowledge transmission mechanisms
9. Importance of mushrooms as a whole 9.1. Attitude toward mushrooms as a whole
  9.2. Perceived importance of mushrooms as a whole