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Table 1 Role of mushroom as an important product

From: Mushroom as a product and their role in mycoremediation

S. no. Mushroom As a product References
1 Pleurotus, Agaricus, Ganoderma Schizophyllan commune, Grifola frondosa Coriolus versicolor, Ganoderma lucidum, Used as medicine to boost immune responses against cancer Kodama et al. ([2002]); Gao et al. ([2003]); Maehara et al. ([2012])
2 Pleurotus, Agaricus, Possess antimutagenic or antigenotoxic power to fight against cancer Gameiro et al. ([2013]); Kang et al. ([2012])
3 Ganoderma lucidum, Phellinus rimosus, Pleurotus florida and Pleurotus pulmonaris Used as antioxidant and antitumor agent Ajith and Janardhanan ([2007])
4 Pleurotus, Agaricus Used as food