Forest Investment Account

Abstract of FII Project R2003-184

" ALT="See below to download" WIDTH="100" HEIGHT="129" BORDER="0" bordercolor="#000000">

Economically important macrofungi in British Columbia: species descriptions, distribution and commercial status

Author(s): Gamiet, Sharmin
Imprint: B.C. : Mycology Resources, 2003
Subject: Mushrooms, Edible, British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program


The commercial mushroom harvest, a non-timber forest product of British Columbia generates millions of dollars in provincial economies. There are around 80 economically important macro-fungi of the province used for culinary or pharmaceutical purposes. This project will describe in detail macro and micro morphological features, ecology and habitats and distributions as well as a number of different features of these species. Species that are morphologically similar will also be described. Synonyms and nomenclatural changes will also be included in the species descriptions. Results from this research will be posted on the World Wide Web and will be hosted by FORREX
Sharmin Gamiet...[et al.]

PDF Document

Download R2003-184.pdf (38 Kb)

[Get Adobe Acrobat Reader] To view this document you need Adobe Acrobat Reader,
available free from the Adobe Web Site.

Updated August 02, 2006 

Search for other  FIA reports or other Ministry of Forests publications.

Please direct questions or comments regarding publications to