FOREST MUSHROOMS

A magnified view of the undersurface of a 
chanterelle
A magnified view of the undersurface of a chanterelle
Tricholoma magnivelare (X) - the pine mushroom
Tricholoma magnivelare (X) - the pine mushroom

Cantharellus cibarius (X) - the 
chanterelle
Cantharellus cibarius (X) - the chanterelle

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Ministry of Forests
Forest Practices Branch
Pacific Forestry Centre


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EDIBILITY GUIDE

X - edible.
Warning: some mushrooms will cause gastric distress unless they are first cooked. Individuals might react differently due to food allergies. Use caution, as with trying any new food for the first time.

XX- edible according to some but may cause gastric upset in others; best avoided.

XXX - inedible to mildly poisonous, or edibility unknown.

XXXX - poisonous