Abo Bibliothek: Guest
Digitales Portal Digitale Bibliothek eBooks Zeitschriften Referenzen und Berichte Forschungssammlungen
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
Impact-faktor: 1.423 5-jähriger Impact-Faktor: 1.525 SJR: 0.431 SNIP: 0.661 CiteScore™: 1.38

ISSN Druckformat: 1521-9437
ISSN Online: 1940-4344

Volumes:
Volumen 22, 2020 Volumen 21, 2019 Volumen 20, 2018 Volumen 19, 2017 Volumen 18, 2016 Volumen 17, 2015 Volumen 16, 2014 Volumen 15, 2013 Volumen 14, 2012 Volumen 13, 2011 Volumen 12, 2010 Volumen 11, 2009 Volumen 10, 2008 Volumen 9, 2007 Volumen 8, 2006 Volumen 7, 2005 Volumen 6, 2004 Volumen 5, 2003 Volumen 4, 2002 Volumen 3, 2001 Volumen 2, 2000 Volumen 1, 1999

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushr.v16.i2.90
pages 189-204

Ancient Chinese People's Knowledge of Macrofungi as Medicinal Material During the Period from 581 to 979 AD

Di Lu
University College London, London, UK

ABSTRAKT

Ancient Chinese knowledge of macrofungi during the period from 581 to 979 ad is carefully examined and discussed on the basis of previous studies and a mass of relevant texts from the period. The knowledge of macrofungi during this period was broadened by critically inheriting past literature and adding new findings and knowledge, which could be primarily reflected by the knowledge of the medicinal properties of macrofungi. The exploration of the reliable ways to distinguish edible macrofungi from poisonous ones received special attention from the physicians of this period, despite the fact that none of them were totally reliable. Still, in the field of agriculture, an important achievement was that of new macrofungi cultivation techniques. The notes on macrofungi in literary pieces as well as Taoist works provided many vivid accounts of the uses and nomenclature of macrofungi in Chinese culture.