Reviews the historical importance of the Japanese matsutake (JM), its declining prod. and harvest, the taxonomy of matsutake species worldwide, ecological research pioneered by the Japanese, and how Japanese forests are managed. Discussion of the Amer. matsutake (AM) includes descriptions of its dist., tree hosts, and commercially important habitats; the social and economic context of its harvest; and the biological, ecological and forest mgmt. issues. Commercial harvest of AM has increased dramatically in the last decade, with its similarity to the JM prompting its harvest to meet increasing demands for matsutake in Japan. Illustrated.Land managers have questions specific to their ownership, but many monitoring questions are shared. ... the Medford District, Bureau of Land Management, in the Siskiyou Mountains of southwestern Oregon, and in the Chemult Rangeranbsp;...
|Title||:||Ecology & Management of the Commerically Harvested American Matsutake Mushroom|
|Author||:||David Hosford, David Pilz, Randy Molina, Michael Amaranthus|
|Publisher||:||DIANE Publishing - 1997-10-01|