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 a variety …
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.