Request for information on :Wild Maitake Mushrooms

Sam Bhat sbhat at
Fri Feb 14 17:27:40 EST 1997

In article <GPvAz0O5Icmb091yn at>, Larry Caldwell
<larryc at> writes
>It would help a lot if you gave the Latin nomenclature for mushrooms.
>I've never heard of 'Maitake' mushrooms, and none of my reference
>books list this name.  Are you referring to armillaria sp.?

The Latin name for 'Maitake' is Grifola frondosa, an edible mushroom
with medicinal properties.
Sam Bhat
E-mail: sbhat at

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