The cottonwood mushroom (Tricholoma populinum): A food resource of the Interior Salish Indian peoples of British Columbia
Tricholoma populinum Lange is identified for the first time as one of the edible mushroom species traditionally eaten by Interior Salish Indian peoples of British Columbia. A description of this species is given, and harvesting and preparation information is provided based on its use by contemporary Native people. Nutrient composition data are also reported. This mushroom continues to be an important food source for some Native people in British Columbia.