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Table 2 Ethnomycology and folk taxonomy of WEM of district Jammu

From: Ethnomycological study of wild edible and medicinal mushrooms in district Jammu, J&K (UT), India

Scientific name Family Vaucher no Folk name Fruiting Uses (no. of informants cited the fungi for a use) UR
Agaricus californicus Peck Agaricaceae HBJU405 Chatri Jul–Sep Culinary (53); medicine (9); gastrointestinal disorders (6) 68
Auricularia auricula-judae (Bull.) Quel Auriculariaceae HBJU442 Kankich Apr–Jun Culinary (9); medicine (3) 12
Calvatia bovista (L.) Pers Agaricaceae HBJU407 Khucoon Apr–Jun Culinary (31); medicine (11); gastrointestinal disorders (3) 45
Coprinellus micaceus (Bull.) Fr Agaricaceae HBJU414 Guchatar Jan–Jun Culinary (13; medicine (3) 16
Geastrum saccatum Fr Geastraceae HBJU446 Zameeni Tare Jul–Sep Culinary (19); medicine (6) 25
Lepiota procera (Scop.) Gray Agaricaceae HBJU415 Chatri, Khumb Jul–Sep Culinary (13); medicine (6) 19
Leucoagaricus rhodocephalus (Berk.) Pegler Agaricaceae HBJU418 Lal Chatri Jul–Sep Culinary (47); medicine (11) 58
Morchella esculenta (L.) Pers Morchellaceae HBJU404 Guchii Jul–Sep Culinary (14); medicine (7) 21
Podaxis pistillaris (Peck) Hesler Strophariaceae HBJU422 Khumbhi Jul–Sep Culinary (42); medicine (8) 50
Termitomyces clypeatus R. Heim Lyophyllaceae HBJU427 Khumb Jul–Sep Culinary (72); medicine (10); gastrointestinal disorders (2) 84
Termitomyces eurrhizus (Berk.) R. Heim Lyophyllaceae HBJU428 Khumb Jul–Sep Culinary (49); medicine (11) 60
Termitomyces heimii Natarajan Lyophyllaceae HBJU429 Naadu Jul–Sep Culinary (83); medicine (10) 93
Termitomyces sp. Lyophyllaceae HBJU432 Tanna Jul–Sep Culinary (86); medicine (24) 110
Termitomyces striatus var. annulatus R. Heim Lyophyllaceae HBJU431 Sootree Jul–Sep Culinary (65); medicine (10) 75