Ethnomycology and Bioprospecting Studies from Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guineans have medicinal knowledge based on thousands of years of using flora, fauna and fungi as medicines. However, factors such as poor documentation and an increase in the use of allopathic medicine within the island have promoted the rapid loss of such medicinal knowledge. Thus the work presented in this thesis has been directed towards the preservation of first hand traditional knowledge, as it pertains to the use of mushrooms by indigenous inhabitants of Papua New Guinea, in...[Show more]
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