Re: Weekly Vocab 6: to know
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 8, 2003, 18:00|
Andreas Johansson scripsit:
> Does it include all "mushroom-looking-like" things that're inedible?
No, only the poisonous ones. For example, the shelf fungus (_Ganoderma_
sp., looks like a shelf growing out of the side of dead trees or stumps)
is not a toadstool, being merely inedible rather than actually toxic.
> Well, I shan't be pontificating on English terminology here, but I do believe
> that "fungus" is the English term for the relevant kingdom.
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.reutershealth.com
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