img Issei man smelling matsutake mushrooms (ddr-densho-27-1)
Mr. Uchida smelling a matsutake, or pine mushroom. Matsutake is a prized delicacy.
img Matsutake mushroom hunting (ddr-densho-128-11)
Employees of the Tsutakawa Co. having a sukiyaki picnic lunch during a day of matsutake mushroom hunting in the Olympic Mountains.
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 …
img Mushrooms (ddr-densho-201-676)
Caption in album: "'Cascade mushroom.'"
img Mushrooms (ddr-densho-201-677)
Caption in album: "Cascade, Oct. 8 '47."
img Mushroom picking (ddr-densho-201-678)
Caption in album: "Mt. Rainier, Sept. 15 '47." Masao Sakagami on the right.
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.