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Reference : HT 49

Author(s) : Tibuhwa, D. D.
Title : Folk taxonomy and use of mushrooms in communities around Ngorongoro and Serengeti National Park, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:36 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/36
Reference HT 49 has information about 19 plants :
Agaricus campestris L.:Fr
Official name : Agaricus campestris L.:Fr
Family : Agaricaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Agaricus campestris as food, cooked with spices such as onion cooking oil and tomatoes (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : bitoghose (Kurya)
Ganoderma boninense Pat.
Official name : Ganoderma boninense Pat.
Family : Ganodermataceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound and skin infection, use the powder of Ganoderma boninense to treat skin infection and wound (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : binyankorogoto (Kurya)
Geastrum saccatum sensu auct. Brit.
Official name : Geastrum saccatum sensu auct. Brit.
Family : Geastraceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) honey harvest: subject the bees into „anaesthaesia‟ state, pierce the ascocarp (ball) to release spores into the bee hives (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : uiborinyiti (Kurya)
Geastrum saccatum sensu auct. Brit.
Official name : Geastrum saccatum sensu auct. Brit.
Family : Geastraceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) honey harvest: subject the bees into „anaesthaesia‟ state, pierce the ascocarp (ball) to release spores into the bee hives ((Masai recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : not mentioned by the uthor (Masai)
Geastrum triplex Jungh
Official name : Geastrum triplex Jungh
Family : Geastraceae
Symptoms : H(207)
Recipes : H(207) honey harvest: subject the bees into „anaesthaesia‟ state, pierce the ascocarp (ball) to release spores into the bee hives (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : uiborinyiti (Kurya)
Macrolepiota procera (Scoop.) Singer
Official name : Macrolepiota procera (Scoop.) Singer
Family : Agaricaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, the bulbolous base of Macrolepiota procera is dried and grinded to powder form which is then applied direct to the wound. (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : binyankorogoto (Kurya)
Termitomyces le-testui (Pat.) R. Heim
Official name : Termitomyces le-testui (Pat.) R. Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Termitomyces le-testui as food, cooked with spices such as onion cooking oil and tomatoes (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : lyugu (Kurya),
Termitomyces le-testui (Pat.) R. Heim
Official name : Termitomyces le-testui (Pat.) R. Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) few know Termitomyces le-testui as tonic for various gastro-intestinal ailments (e.g.,abdominal pain, constipation, stomach ache and ulcers) (Masai recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : ormambuli (Masaï)
Termitomyces aurantiacus (R. Heim) R. Heim
Official name : Termitomyces aurantiacus (R. Heim) R. Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, tonic for stomach aching, boiled and added salt to taste (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : nyankobhiti (Kurya),
Termitomyces clypeatus R. Heim
Official name : Termitomyces clypeatus R. Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Termitomyces clypeatus as food, cooked with spices such as onion cooking oil and tomatoes (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : vihungumururyo (Kurya),
Termitomyces eurhizus (Berk) R. Heim
Official name : Termitomyces eurhizus (Berk) R. Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Termitomyces eurhizus as food (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : amanyegiswa (Kurya),
Termitomyces mammiformis R. Heim
Official name : Termitomyces mammiformis R. Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Termitomyces mammiformis as food (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : bitoghose (Kurya),
Termitomyces microcarpus (Berk. & Broome) Heim
Official name : Termitomyces microcarpus (Berk. & Broome) Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, improve healthy to long ill people and breast feeding mothers, cooked with spices as onion cooking oil and tomatoes and milk (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : bitoghose (Kurya)
Termitomyces striatus (Beeli) R. Heim
Official name : Termitomyces striatus (Beeli) R. Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Termitomyces striatus as food ccooked with spices such as onion cooking oil and tomatoes (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : bitoghose (Kurya)
Termitomyces striatus (Beeli) R. Heim
Official name : Termitomyces striatus (Beeli) R. Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Termitomyces striatus as food, cooked with spices such as onion cooking oil and tomatoes (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : bitoghose (Kurya)
Termitomyces titanicus Pegler & Piearce
Official name : Termitomyces titanicus Pegler & Piearce
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, delicacy for important members of the Masaï community; tonic , various gastro-intestinal ailments, boiled and added salt to taste (Kurya recipe)
H(006) + H(104) few know it as tonic various gastro- intestinal ailments (e.g., abdominal pain, constipation, stomach ache and ulcers) (Masai recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : lyugu (Kurya),
Termitomyces tylerianus Otieno
Official name : Termitomyces tylerianus Otieno
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Termitomyces tylerianus as food, cooked with spices such as onion cooking oil and tomatoes (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : bitoghose (Kurya)
Termitomyces umkowaan (Cooke & Massee) D.A Reid
Official name : Termitomyces umkowaan (Cooke & Massee) D.A Reid
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Termitomyces umkowaan as food, cooked with spices such as onion cooking oil and tomatoes (Kurya recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : amughu (Kurya),
Termitomyces umkowaan (Cooke & Massee) D.A Reid
Official name : Termitomyces umkowaan (Cooke & Massee) D.A Reid
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) few know Termitomyces umkowaan as tonic for various gastro-intestinal ailments (e.g.,abdominal pain, constipation, stomach ache and ulcers) (Masai recipe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngorongoro and Serengeti NationalPark)
Vernacular name : ormambuli (Masaï)