A STUDY ON SPECIES OF EDIBLE LICHENS IN CHINA
CUI Gui you 1 DUAN Hai 2 (1. Tourism and Culinary Sci. Coll., Yangzhou Univ., Yangzhou 225001, China; 2. Division of Graduate Students., Yangzhou Univ., Yangzhou 225009, China)
The present paper deals with the edible lichen resources in China. The morphological characteristics, geographical distribution and cooking application of most species are described. According to incomplete statistics, there are nearly 15 species of edible lichens scattering in literature and used as eating foods among the people, they belong to ascolichenes and scatter into 5 orders, 6 families, 8 genera. All of them are foliose or fruticose lichens.
【CateGory Index】： Q949