Amanita Muscaria Toxicity and Vinegar Preserved Mushrooms

A look at an historic mushroom text. "In 1879 mushrooms were exported from Japan to the value of 243,440 yens. The yen is equal to 99.7 cents. Among the northeastern tribes of Asia fungi are largely used as food. One species, when pounded, forms their snuff, while another, the Fly Agaric, which is utilized in … Continue reading Amanita Muscaria Toxicity and Vinegar Preserved Mushrooms

How much amanita muscaria is safe to eat?

Detoxified Fly Agaric How much Amanita muscaria to is safe to eat? When you detoxify the "Fly Amanita" by leaching out the water soluble toxins by  parboiling thinly sliced mushrooms in plentiful  water for at least ten, and preferably fifteen minutes, you transform Amanita muscaria into a prime edible mushroom. Short of lab testing which … Continue reading How much amanita muscaria is safe to eat?

Amanita muscaria, edibile if parboiled

Please see the main article on Amanita muscaria, and how it is edible if parboiled for an introduction to the edibility of Amanita muscaria. Please download, read, and share my article on the edibility of Amanita muscaria co-authored with David Arora and published in the peer review journal Economic Botany in 2008: "Amanita muscaria: A … Continue reading Amanita muscaria, edibile if parboiled