The careful scholarship of the dedicated amateur mycophile R. Gordon Wasson reads like an exciting scientific detective story. Moreover, his willingness to pursue the quest through the wide range of linguistics, archeology, folklore, philology, ethnobotany, plant ecology, human physiology, and prehistory constitutes an object lesson to all holistic professional students of man.Weston La Barre
Definition of mycophile
a devotee of mushrooms especially: one whose hobby is hunting wild edible mushrooms
First Known Use of mycophile: 1885
From Merriam Webster
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