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Table 3 Common wild edible mushroom species consumed and sold in local markets

From: Wild mushroom- an underutilized healthy food resource and income generator: experience from Tanzania rural areas

S/N Group based on DNA Bar Code of Life Family Scientific names Commonly used folk names
1 Euagarics Clade Lyophyllaceae Termitomyces microcarpus (Berk. and Broome) R. Heim Kurya-Bitighose, Bena-unyonso, Hehe-Unyakigulu, Ngindo-Korowele; Nyamwezi-Kansolele & Busolele,Sukuma-Bumegere & Butuya
2 " " Termitomyces titanicus Pegler and Piearce Kurya-Lyugu, Ha-Bhoba, Masaai-Ormambuli
3 " " Termitomyces aurantiacus (R. Heim) R. Heim Ha-bhoba, Kurya-vihungumururyo, Sambaa-Vingongo,Bena-Widungu, Bondei-Kingong’ongo, Hehe-Videungwe
4 " " Termitomyces clypeatus R. Heim Swahili-Kayeye hudhurungi, Ngindo-Lukuu, Kurya-Vihungumururyo
5 " " Termitomyces eurhizus (Berk.) R. Heim Kurya-lyugu, Masaai-Ormambuli, Hehe-Chova, Pare-Kichoga cha ngombe, Kinga- Usumba
6 " " Termitomyces le-testui (Pat.) R. Heim Kurya-lyugu, Masaai-Ormambuli, Swahili-mkufu, Nyambo-Nyamukundi, kwere-Nembo, Bondei & Sambaa-Kitundwi, Zaramo-Ng’uvu and Tembo
7 " " Termitomyces mammiformis R. Heim  
8 " " Termitomyces umkowaan (Cooke and Massee) D.A. Reid Kurya-Amugu
9 " " Termitomyces tylerianus Otieno Kurya-Vihungumururyo, Ngindo-Lukuu Swahili-Kiyoga mchwa laini
10 " " Termitomyces saggitiformis (Kalchbr. and Cooke) D.A. Reid Kurya-Vihungumururyo
11 " " Termitomyces singidensis Saarim.and Härk. Swahili-Impora, Hehe-Witali
12 " " Termitomyces robustus (Beli) Heim Ngindo-Lukuu mkubwa
13 " " Termitomyces striatus (Beeli) R. Heim Hehe-Vidungwe, Sambaa-Vigong’ongo, Bena-Widungu
14 " Agaricaceae Agaricus campestris L.:Fr. Kurya-Nyankobhiti, Sambaa-fufu
15 " " Agaricus bisporus (J.E. Lange) Imbach Kurya-Nyankobhiti, Sambaa-fufu
16 " " Coprinus disseminatus (Pers.) Gray Swahili-Uyoga mkonge
17 " " Coprinus comatus (O.F. Müll.) Pers Swahili-Uyoga mkonge
18 " Pleurotaceae Pleurotus sajor-caju (Fr.) Swahili-Mangaha, Sambaa-Mangaha, Manga & Maangaa
19 " " Pleurotus eryngii (DC.) Quél. Swahili-Mamama
20 " " Pleurotus djamor (Rumph. ex Fr.) Swahili- Mamama, Sambaa-Mamama & Mameno
21 " " Pleurotus tuber-regium (Rumph. ex Fr.) Singer Swahili-Mamama tunguu
22 " " Macrolepiota procera (Scop.) Singer Ha-bhoba, Kurya-Nyankobhiti
23 " Pluteaceae Volvariella volvacea (Bull.) Singer Swahili-Uyogambuyu kifuko, Yao-Ubuyu
24 " Physalcriaceae Armillaria mellea (Vahl) P. Kummer Sambaa-Manjurugu
25 " " Armillaria heimii Pegler Sambaa-Manjurugu
26 " Amanitaceae Amanita loosi Beeli Hehe-Ulelema & Wilelema, Bena-Wilelemi
27 " " Amanita mafingaensis Härk. and Saarim. Hehe-Wigwingwi, Swahili-Uwingwingwikahawia
28 " " Amanita tanzanica Härk. and Saarim. Bena-Ugongoli & wigongoli, Yao-nakajongoo, Hehe-Wigwingwi
29 " " Amanita masasiensis Härk. and Saarim. Bena- Ugongoli & Wigongoli, Hehe-wigwingwi,
30 Russuloid Clade Rusullaceae Rusulla roseoviolacea Quél. Bena-Unyambete, Mmmeng’enyevu magamba
31 " " Rusulla roseovelata Buyck Swahili-Mmeng’enyu zambarau, Hehe-unyamikwe
32 " " Rusulla hiemisilvae Buyck Swahili-Mtundu ukanda, Hehe-Unyamikwe
33 " " Rusulla congoana Pat. Hehe-unyamikwe, Nyamwezi-mnyitundu
34 " " Rusulla ciliata Buyck Nyamwezi- utyelele, Sumbwa-Buntelele
35 " " Rusulla compressa Buyck Bena-Widungu, Nyamwezi-Busegese Swahili-Damu ya mzee, Sukuma-Butundutundu
36 " " Rusulla cellulata Buyck  
37 " " Lactarius densifolius Verbeken and Karhula Hehe-Unyakuwemba, Bena-wifimi Swahili-Uyoga maziwa tamu
38 " " Lactarius heimii Verbeken Sukuma-Kansalage, Nyamwezi-Wikese, Hehe- Unyakuvemba
39 " " Lactarius kabansus Pegler Nyamwezi-Umpalala, Hehe-wisiga
40 " " Lactarius luteolus Peck Bull. Hehe-Unyakuwemba, Bena- Unyamalagata
41 " " Lactarius medusae Verbeken Hehe-Unyakuwemba
42 " " Lactarius pumilus Verbeken Swahili-Uyoga maziwa kibete, Hehe-Unyakuwemba
43 " " Lactarius tanzanicus Karhula and Verbeken Ngindo-Uyoga ulambo, Yao-Uyoga mchenga
44 " " Lactarius volemoides (Fr.) Bena-Wunyamagulu
45 " " Lactarius xerampelinus Karhula and Verbeken Sukuma-Bushikoba, Hehe-wimenda, Nyamwezi-Kikoba
46 Cantharelloid Clade Cantharellaceae Cantharellus congolensis Beeli Hehe-Wisogoro, Nyamwezi-Wingingili, Butoba, Bukukwe mweusi, Turu-Madali, Sumbwa-Mkukwe
47 " " Cantharellus cyanoxanthus R. Heim ex Heinem Hehe-Wisogolo; Bena-Bunyamalagata, Wifindi, Nyamwezi-Ungukwe manjano
48 " " Cantharellus isabellinus var. isabellinus Heinem. Heinem. Makonde-Chipatwe, Ujama, Upatwe; Mwera-Ubuluwa
49 " " Cantharellus isabellinus var parvisporus Eyssart. and Buyck Makonde-Chipatwe, Ujama, Upatwe, Mwera-Ubuluwa
50 " " Cantharellus densifolius Heinem Zaramo-Kizogoro
51 " " Cantharellus tomentosus Eyssart. and Buyck Makonde-Upatwe mdogo
52 " " Cantharellus rufopunctatus Heim Hehe-Wisogoro
53 " " Cantharellus pseudocibarius Henn. Hehe-Wisogoro
54 " " Cantharellus subincarnatus Eyssart. and Buyck Hehe-Wisogoro
55 " " Cantharellus ruber Heinem Kiswahili-Makombo, Lunda-Kadun. Hehe-Wisogoro
56 " " Cantharellus floridulus Heinem. Bena-Wigulu, Unyamalagata, Nyambo-Otunyantuku, Nyamwezi-Ungukwe, Hehe-Wisogoro
57 " " Cantharellus rhodophyllus Heinem Hehe-wisogoro
58 "   Cantharellus pseudocibarius Henn. Hehe-wisogoro
59 "   Cantharellus luteopunctatus (Beeli) Heinem. Hehe-wisogoro
60 " " Afrocantharellus symoensii (Heinem) Tibuhwa Nyamwezi-Mkukwe, Bena-Wifindi, Wisogoro
61 " " Afrocantharellus platyphyllus  
62 " " Afrocnatharellus splendens (Buyck) Tibuhwa Nyambo-Binyantuku
63 " " Afrocantahrellus platyphyllus f. platyphyllus (Heinem.) Tibuhwa Bena-Bunyamalagata, Wifindi, Wisogoro
64 " " Afrocnatharellus fistulosus (Tibuhwa and Buyck) Tibuhwa Zaramo-kizogoro mdogo, Hehe-wisogoro mdogo
65 Bolete Clade Boletaceae Boletus pallidissimus Watling swahili-uyoga msiponji mweupe
66 " " Boletus spectabilissimus Waltling swahili uyoga msiponji mwekundu
67 " " Afroboletus luteolus (Heinem.) Pegler and T.W.K. Young Swahili-uyogamsiponji mweusi, Bena-windima
68 " Suillaceae Suillus granulatus (Linnaeus) Roussel Swahili-usuilis, ngoni-ngowani vitindi
69 Jelly Fungi Auriculariaceae Auricularia delicata (Mont.) Henn. Swahili-maghwede laini, Sambaa-maghwede
70 " " Auricularia polytricha (Mont.) Sacc. Swahili-manghwede vijisinga, Sambaa-maghwede
71 " " Auricularia cornea Ehrenb Sambaa-maghwede
72 " Tremellaceae Tremella fuciformis Berk  
73 Polyporoid Clade Polyporaceae Polyporus moluccensis (Mont.) Ryvarden, Sambaa-ngaha
74 " " Polyporus tenuiculus (P. Beauvois) Fries Sambaa-ngaha
75 " Schizophyllaceae Schizophyllum commune Fr. Swahili-kipepo uchanga