The Cast of Characters

Gourmet and Medicinal Mushroom Species

bred from spore
gourmet
commercially viable

Agrocybe aegerita

Piopinno, Black Poplar Mushroom
cloned from the wild
medicinal

Amanita muscaria

The Fly Agaric
cloned from the wild
medicinal

Fomes fomentarius

Amadou, Fire Conk, Tinder Conk, Hoof Conk
cloned from the wild
medicinal

Fomitopsis pinicola

Red-Belted Conk, Red-Belted Polypore
cloned from the wild
medicinal
commercially viable

Ganoderma oregonense

Oregon Reishi
cloned from the wild
medicinal
commercially viable

Ganoderma polychromum

Bronze Reishi
gourmet
medicinal
commercially viable

Hericium erinaceus

Lion's Mane
gourmet
commercially viable

Lentinus tigrinus

Tiger Sawgill
cloned from the wild
gourmet

Morchella rufobrunnea

Blushing Morel
gourmet
commercially viable

Pholiota adiposa

The Chestnut Mushroom
gourmet
commercially viable

Pleurotus citrinopileatus

Golden Oyster
gourmet
commercially viable

Pleurotus columbinus

Blue Oyster
gourmet
commercially viable

Pleurotus djamor

Pink Oyster
gourmet
commercially viable

Pleurotus eryngii

Queen Oyster, Trumpet Mushroom
gourmet
commercially viable

Pleurotus ostreatus var. Pearl

Pearl Oyster
cloned from the wild
gourmet
commercially viable

Pleurotus pulmonarius

Phoenix Oyster
gourmet

Stropharia rugosoannulata

Wine Cap, Garden Giant, Queen Stropharia
cloned from the wild
medicinal
commercially viable

Trametes versicolor

Turkey Tail