13. Ethnomycology: Fungi and Mushrooms in Cultural Entanglements

  1. E. N. Anderson2,
  2. D. Pearsall3,
  3. E. Hunn4 and
  4. N. Turner5
  1. Sveta Yamin-Pasternak

Published Online: 7 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch13

Ethnobiology

Ethnobiology

How to Cite

Yamin-Pasternak, S. (2011) Ethnomycology: Fungi and Mushrooms in Cultural Entanglements, in Ethnobiology (eds E. N. Anderson, D. Pearsall, E. Hunn and N. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015872.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Anthropology, University of California, Riverside, CA, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri, Columbia, USA

  3. 4

    Department of Anthropology, University of Washington, USA

  4. 5

    School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Anthropology, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, AK, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470547854

Online ISBN: 9781118015872

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Keywords:

  • ethnomycology, fungi and mushrooms in cultural entanglements - and ethnomycology;
  • mushrooms in art and material culture - featuring, in art traditions around the world;
  • medicine, poison, food, and mushroom infusions - medical systems, specific cultures and what they think about mushrooms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Subjects of the Third Kingdom

  • The Beginnings and Foundational Principles of Ethnomycology

  • Methods in Ethnomycology

  • The Many Rewards of the Third Hunt

  • Mushrooms in Art and Material Culture

  • All in One: Medicine, Poison, and Food

  • Conclusion

  • References