Mushroom app review: iMushroom Guide on Android

The download of iMushroom Guide lasts for several minutes, because the app contains the data itself: it is a 40MB app, containing 140+ mushroom species. It would be bearable, but then you might notice that iMushroom Guide can’t be moved to the SD card and sometimes this 40MB counts much…

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“iMushroom Guide is an original guide to mushrooms as species, their collection, recognition. This app is mushroom guide divided into categories (edible, poisonous, exotic, medicinal). It is optimized for an easy and quick use and has been developed in cooperation with members of the Mycological Society.”

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Fungitron – the definitive mushroom guide over 1000 downloads

Thank you all for downloading Fungitron – the definitve mushroom guide more than  1000 times on Android, which means actually more than 1300 copies including Playbooks.

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Did you know? Foreign, former and synonym mushroom names in Fungitron

The universal name of mushrooms is their scientific, latin name.  These are displayed in the mushroom list, can be searched and read on the data sheet of a fungi.

Additionally there are common names usually in each different languages. But these names are not fixed and unified. Even scientific names change, some books use once-official names, some use the newest. The common names are also different, even in english, there is usually a US and a UK name for the same mushroom. And obviously all is used here or there.

Fungitron mushroom names

So our idea was to include everything in Fungitron (and make it the definitive mushroom guide), or at least try to achieve it. We use the current scientific name and an english common name as a baseline and these are displayed in the mushroom list and data sheet. Continue reading

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Fungitron – the definitive mushroom guide now available on BlackBerry Playbook tablets!

From now Fungitron – the definitive mushroom guide, is not only for android smartphones and tablets, but is available on BlackBerry Playbook tablets (running at least OS2.0), too.

Fungitron the definitive mushroom guide on Blackberry Playbook

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Mushroom app: Mushroom Garden – mushroom cultivation on Android

On smartphones, it is not only the Fungitron – the definitive mushroom guide which can come in handy, there are several other apps which are useful in some situation. So in this section I try to recommend some nice, smart apps which are somehow related to mushrooms, fungi, toadstools. They will not neccessarily be field guides, but will be somehow related to the topic.

Mushroom garden mushroom cultivation app Fungitron

Mushroom Garden is such an entertaining, mushroom cultivation, gaming app (which could be less  entertaining for a non-mushroomer). “Holy moly, there’s a fungus among us!” -they say. Continue reading

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German common mushroom names in Fungitron – Deutsche Pilznamen in Fungitron

These are the mushrooms of Fungitron which have german common names.

Diese Liste (unten lesen) beinhaltet die Namen von Pilzen enthalten in die Fungitron App (außer diesem gibt es noch zahlreiche weitere Pilzen, die nur eine lateinische Name haben.)

Fungitron Deutsche PilznamenUnser App gibt es zur Zeit nur in Englisch, aber wir arbeiten schon an der deutsch sprechende Variante.

Für deutsche Namen kann in der “Browse” Ansicht gesucht werden, falls man als Kriterium “Foreign” auswählt.

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Austernseitling
Behangener Faserling
Birken-Milchling
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Fungitron over 500 downloads!

Thank you all for downloading Fungitron – the definitive mushroom guide, so we reached 500 downloads in less than 3 weeks! Keep up this good habit! 🙂

 

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English common mushroom names in Fungitron

These english common names are included in Fungitron (either the free, either in the subscrption Fungitron – the definitive mushroom guide version):

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Beautiful Clavaria
Beef-Steak Fungus
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Mushroom content of Fungitron

If you have not yet downloaded Fungitron, but interested in its content, or interested in the content of the ad-free, full, subscribed version, here is the list of species included:

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Agaricus arvensis
Agaricus bitorquis
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Android mushroom apps collection

These are the different mushroom identification related Android apps, please let us know if you know any other.

http://www.androidzoom.com/users/Fungitron/list/mushroom-apps

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