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Table 3 Removal of pollutants by biomass of mushroom using biosorption process

From: Mushroom as a product and their role in mycoremediation

S. no Mushroom spp. Pollutants Remarks References
1 Agaricus bisporus, Lactarius piperatus Cadmium (II) ions Wild L. piperatus showed higher removal efficiency on Cd(II) ions compared to the cultivated A. bisporus Nagy et al. ([2013])
2 Fomes fasciatus Copper (II) Mushroom is efficient in biosorption of Cu (II) ions and hot-alkali treatment increased their affinity for Cu (II) ions Sutherland and Venkobachar ([2013])
3 Pleurotus platypus, Agaricus bisporus, Calocybe indica Copper, Zinc, Iron, Cadmium, Lead, Nickle Mushrooms are efficient biosorbent for the removal these ions from aqueous solution Lamrood and Ralegankar ([2013])
4 Flammulina velutipes Copper Mushroom compost used as biosorbent for removing copper ions from aqueous solution Luo et al. ([2013])
5 Pleurotus tuber- regium Heavy metals Pleurotus tuber-regium biosorb the pollutant heavy metals from the soil artificially contaminated with some heavy metals Oyetayo et al. ([2012])
6 Pleurotus ostreatus Cadmium Mushroom possess biosorption capacity and mechanism of biosorption was observed Tay et al. ([2011])
7 Pleurotus sajor-caju heavy metal Zn Mushrooms biosorb the heavy metals Jibran and Milsee Mol ([2011])