A total of 169 species of macrofungi were determined in Samsun province between 1997 and 2001, of which 19 belonged to the Ascomycota, 149 to the Basidiomycota and one to the Myxomycota. Among these, 51 species were edible, 67 inedible, 28 edible but not worthwhile or best avoided because of possible confusion with poisonous species, and 12 species were poisonous. The edibility of 11 species was unknown.
PEKŞEN, AYSUN and KARACA, GÜRSEL (2003) "Macrofungi of Samsun Province," Turkish Journal of Botany: Vol. 27: No. 3, Article 3. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/botany/vol27/iss3/3