vh Akiko Kurose Interview II Segment 2 (ddr-densho-1000-42-2)
Mushroom hunting excursions with parents
Mrs. Kurose was undergoing treatment for cancer and required frequent breaks and medication to help her with pain management.
img Issei man smelling matsutake mushrooms (ddr-densho-27-1)
Mr. Uchida smelling a matsutake, or pine mushroom. Matsutake is a prized delicacy.
img Mitsuwado mushroom display (ddr-densho-353-408)
The salmon derby also featured large mushrooms that had been found. This included one with a 12 inch diameter, weighing 3.5 lbs, and a one with 14 inch diameter, weighing 4 lbs. Both mushrooms were found by Ginko Kunishige. Mitsuwado was located at 522 Main Street in Seattle's Nihonmachi, or Japantown. The store sold ...