Edibility of Lepistas
gerault at shom.fr
Mon Dec 2 06:08:23 EST 1996
In article <56f84r$4de at castor.utu.fi>, hlehto at utu.fi says...
> I ran accross two Lepista species Lepista nuda (=Blewit)
>[finnish name: Sinivalmuska] and Lepista nebularis [Härmämalikka].
>(Both have been assigned sometimes to Clitocybe of Tricholoma genera.)
>Any way, most books I have tell that these are edible, but warn that
>some people get gastric side-effects.
>I would like to hear about experience of such effects with these mushrooms
>and wheather they occured if mushrooms were boiled before preparing them
>Also I would appreciate in hearing about your experience with
>Hypoloma capnoides [Kuusilahokka] considered a good edible species here
> Dr. Harry J Lehto Assistant Professor, Docent
> Tuorla Observatory Yliassistentti, Dosentti
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> 21500 Piikkio, FINLAND email: hlehto at utu.fi
Lepista nuda, Clitocybe nebularis, Rhodopaxillus nudus contain a lot of
polyacetylenic compounds with bacteriostatic proprieties and toxic for many
Diatretyne I, II and III, Agrocybine, Dehydromatricarionol...
This toxins are partialy eliminated in the water of cooking.
A.GERAULT gerault at shom.fr
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