Fungi in archaeological areas

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This review include the data concerning the presence of representations of fungi since prehistoric times. Particular attention is paid to their use in magical rituals, in nutrition and as a remedy for certain diseases. The work also examines some examples of megaliths whose shape recalls that of a mushroom, and the role of mushrooms in anthracological studies. Finally, data on the presence of mushrooms, some of them rare, of reforested areas and residual dune systems within the Archaeological Park of Selinunte are reported.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-258
Number of pages6
JournalFlora Mediterranea
Publication statusPublished - 2018

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Plant Science

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