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Collybia aurea    Familia: Tricholomataceae  Quichua: Sikuanga shungu ala  "Toucan heart mushroom."


Collybia aurea is an edible mushroom traditionally harvested by Amazonian Quichua and Achuar.  The preferred way of preparing them is to steam them with fish in a leaf packet (maytu).   In Quichua the mushroom is call "toucan heart mushroom"  because of its resemblance to the heart of a toucan, 

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