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Table 1 List of edible fungi from rainforests of Tshopo

From: Wild edible ectomycorrhizal fungi: an underutilized food resource from the rainforests of Tshopo province (Democratic Republic of the Congo)

SpeciesEdibility statusTrophic groupFMEMCS scoreSupporting literatureVoucher specimens
1. Agaricus bambusicola Heinem.FoodSapr240.2Milenge et al. [39]ADK5267
2. Agaricus crocopeplus Berk. & BroomeFoodSapr270.2Milenge et al. [39]ADK5747, MKH073
3. Amanita annulatovaginata BeeliFoodEcM410.3Milenge et al. [39]MKH016
4. Amanita echinulata BeeliFoodEcM350.2Milenge et al. [39]ADK5938, MKH159
5. Amanita pudica (Beeli) WalleynFoodEcM490.3Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5924
6. Amanita robusta BeeliFoodEcM490.3Boa [1], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5236
7. Armillaria heimii PeglerFoodSapr780.5Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5230, MKH046
8. Auricularia cornea Ehrenb.FoodSapr1440.9De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5175
9. Auricularia delicata (Mont.ex Fr.) Henn.FoodSapr1420.9De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5169, MKH214
10. Calyptella longipes (Cooke & Massee) W.B. CookeFoodSapr120.1Milenge et al. [39]ADK5868
11. Cantharellus congolensis BeeliFoodEcM890.6De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5199, MKH180
12. Cantharellus conspicuus Eyssartier, Buyck & VerbekenEdibleEcM00.0Eyssartier et al. [40]ADK5937
13. Cantharellus densifolius Heinem.FoodEcM530.3Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]MKH017
14. Cantharellus floridulus Heinem.FoodEcM540.3De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5670
15. Cantharellus incarnatus (Beeli) Heinem.EdibleEcM00.0Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18]MKH069, MKH166
16. Cantharellus longisporus Heinem.FoodEcM1320.8Boa [1], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5684, MKH141
17. Cantharellus luteopunctatus (Beeli) Heinem.FoodEcM510.3Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5836, MKH078
18. Cantharellus miniatescens Heinem.FoodEcM390.2[1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5216, MKH142
19. Cantharellus aff. ruber Heinem.FoodEcM290.2Boa [1], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5749
20. Cantharellus rufopunctatus (Beeli) Heinem.FoodEcM840.5Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5892, MKH051
21. Cookeina speciosa (Fr.) DennisFoodSapr110.1Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Milenge et al. [39]MKH054
22. Cookeina tricholoma (Mont.) KuntzeEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1]ADK5701
23. Coprinellus disseminatus (Pers.) J.E. LangeFoodSapr180.1Milenge et al. [39]ADK5615
24. Coprinus plicatilis (Curtis) Fr.EdibleSapr00.0[1]
25. Cotylidia aurantiaca (Pat.) A. L. WeldenFoodSapr140.1Boa [1], Degreef et al. [7], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5625, MKH058
26. Dacryopinax spathularia (Schwein.) G.W. MartinEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1], De Kesel et al. [4]ADK5578
27. Favolus tenuiculus (P. Beauv.) Fr.FoodSapr80.1Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]MKH109, MKH195
28. Gerronema hungo (Henn.) Degreef & EyiEdibleSapr00.0Eyi-Ndong et al. [18]MKH057, MKH201
29. Gymnopilus zenkeri (Henn.) SingerFoodSapr830.5Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5619
30. Hygrocybe cantharellus (Schwein.) MurrillFoodSapr280.2Boa [1], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5849, MKH229
31. Hygrocybe coccinea (Schaeff.) P. KummerEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1]ADK5864
32. Hymenagaricus luteolosporus Heinem.& Little FlowerFoodSapr180.1Milenge et al. [39]ADK5222
33. Hypholoma subviride Berk. & M.A. CurtisEdibleSapr00.0Degreef et al. [7]ADK5891
34. Lactarius acutus HeimFoodEcM490.3Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5251, MKH001
35. Lactifluus annulatoangustifolius (Beeli) BuyckFoodEcM280.2Boa [1], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5862
36. Lactifluus gymnocarpus (R. Heim ex Singer) VerbekenEdibleEcM00.0Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], De Kesel et al. [4]MKH135
37. Lactifluus heimii (Verbeken) VerbekenEdibleEcM00.0Boa [1], De Kesel et al. [4]MKH170
38. Lactifluus pelliculatus (Beeli) BuyckEdibleEcM00.0Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Boa [1]MKH012
39. Lentinus squarrosulus Mont.FoodSapr1521.0De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5226, MKH079
40. Lepista rhodotoides SingerFoodSapr540.3Milenge et al. [39]MKH085
41. Lepista sordida (Schumach.) SingerEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4]ADK5254
42. Leucocoprinus cepaestipes (Sowerby) PatFoodSapr190.1Boa [1], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5206
43. Leucocoprinus discoideus (Beeli) HeinemEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1]ADK5606
44. Macrolepiota dolichaula (Berk. & Broome) Pegler & R.W. RaynerEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4]ADK5207, MKH223
45. Marasmiellus inoderma (Berk.) SingerEdibleSapr00.0Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7]ADK5737, MKH094
46. Marasmius arborescens (Henn.) BeeliFoodSapr990.6Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5255, MKH231
47. Marasmius bekolacongoli BeeliFoodSapr620.4Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5779, MKH035
48. Marasmius buzungolo SingerFoodSapr1380.9Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5760, MKH121
49. Marasmius confertus Berk. & BroomeFoodSapr510.3Milenge et al. [39]ADK5276, MKH021
50. Neonothopanus hygrophanus (Mont.) De Kesel & DegreefEdibleSapr00.0Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], De Kesel et al. [4]ADK5260, MKH031
51. Paxillus brunneotomentosus Heinem. & RammelooEdibleSapr00.0Degreef et al. [7]ADK5655, MKH129
52. Pleurotus cystidiosus O.K. Mill.FoodSapr1180.7De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Degreef et al. [7], Milenge et al. [39]MKH067
53. Pleurotus flabellatus (Berk. & Br.) Sacc.FoodSapr480.3Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5771
54. Pleurotus tuber-regium (Fr.) Fr.FoodSapr980.6De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]MKH106
55. Polyporus arcularius (Batsch) Fr.EdibleSapr00.0Boa [1]MKH107
56. Psathyrella candolleana (Fr.) MaireEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1]ADK5252
57. Rubinoboletus luteopurpureus (Beeli) Heinem. & RammelooFoodEcM240.2Boa [1], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5192, MKH235
58. Russula annulata R. HeimFoodEcM320.2Milenge et al. [39]MKH014
59. Russula inflata BuyckFoodEcM290.2Milenge et al. [39]ADK5217
60. Russula meleagris BuyckFoodEcM350.2Boa [1], Milenge et al. [39]MKH113
61. Russula porphyrocephala BuyckFoodEcM260.2Milenge et al. [39]ADK5750, MKH178
62. Russula pruinata BuyckFoodEcM270.2Milenge et al. [39]MKH115, MKH151
63. Russula roseostriata BuyckEdibleEcM00.0Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18]MKH150
64. Russula sese BeeliEdibleEcM00.0Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18]MKH114
65. Russula sesemoindu BeeliFoodEcM490.3Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Milenge et al. [39]MKH146
66. Russula striatoviridis BuyckFoodEcM520.3Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5896
67. Schizophyllum commune Fr.FoodSapr1601.0De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]MKH108
68. Tapinella panuoides (Fr.) E.-J. GilbertFoodSapr260.2Milenge et al. [39]MKH043
69. Termitomyces robustus (Beeli) HeimFoodTerm1280.8De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5242
70. Termitomyces singidensis Saarim. & Härk.FoodTerm660.4Boa [1]ADK5852
71. Termitomyces striatus (Beeli) HeimFoodTerm1240.8De Kesel et al. [16], Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], Degreef et al. [7], De Kesel et al. [4]ADK5179
72. Tremella fuciformis BerkeleyEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1]MKH047
73. Tricholomopsis aurea (Beeli) Desjardin & B.A. Perry.FoodSapr640.4Boa [1], Eyi-Ndong et al. [18]ADK5625, MKH154
74. Trogia infundibuliformis Berk. & Br.FoodSapr380.2Eyi-Ndong et al. [18], De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5223
75. Tylopilus balloui (Peck) SingerEdibleEcM00.0Boa [1]ADK5950
76. Volvariella parvispora Heinem.EdibleSapr00.0Boa [1], De Kesel et al. [4]ADK5786
77. Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (DC) VizziniEdibleSapr00.0Boa [1]ADK5641
78. Xerocomus spinulosus Heinem. & Gooss.-Font.FoodEcM120.1De Kesel et al. [4], Milenge et al. [39]ADK5209
  1. Edible = species known as edible but not reported locally consumed, food = species locally consumed, FM frequency of mention