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Table 4 Bioconversion of waste by mushroom species

From: Mushroom as a product and their role in mycoremediation

S. no. Mushroom spp. Bioconversion of waste Remarks References
1 Pleurotus citrinopileatus Handmade paper and cardboard industrial waste Successfully cultivated. Basidiocarps possessed good nutrient content and no genotoxicity Kulshreshtha et al. [(2013)]
2 Pleurotus ostreatus Extract from the sawdust Biomass of mushroom was produced in submerged liquid culture were analyzed Akinyele et al. ([2012])
3 Volvariella volvacea Agro-industrial residues such as cassava, sugar beet pulp, wheat bran and apple pomase Enzyme activities were measured during the fermentation of substrates Akinyele et al. ([2011])
4 Pleurotus florida Handmade paper and cardboard industrial waste Successfully cultivated. Basidiocarps possessed normal morphology and no genotoxicity Kulshreshtha et al. ([2010])
5 Pleurotus Cotton waste, rice straw, cocoyam peels and sawdusts of Mansonia altissima, Boscia angustifolia and Khaya ivorensis Successfully cultivated with good crude protein, crude fat and carbohydrate contents in sporophores. Kuforiji and Fasidi ([2009])
6 Pleurotus eous and Lentinus connotus Paddy straw, sorghum stalk, and banana pseudostem Waste successfully bioconverted by mushroom with good biological efficiency Rani et al. ([2008])
7 Pleurotus tuber-regium Nigerian trees; Terminalia superba, Mansonia altissima, Holoptelia grandis and Miliciaexcelsa Grow on trees Jonathan et al. ([2008])
8 Pleurotus tuber-regium Cotton waste, sawdust of Khaya ivorensis and rice straw Sclerotia propagated on groundnut shells and cocoyam peels with lipase and phenoloxidase; cellulase, carboxymethyl cellulase enzymatic activities Kuforiji and Fasidi ([2008])
9 Lentinula edodes Eucalyptus waste Successfully convert this waste and qualitative and quantitative changes were also measured Brienzo et al. ([2007])
10 Lentinula edodes Vineyard pruning (VP), barley straw (BS), and wheat straw Bioconversion of VP waste with shortest primordium formation, highest biological efficiency, highest yield and shortest production cycle (6 days) Gaitán- Hernández et al. ([2006])
11 Lentinula tigrinus Wheat straw Characterize the production of lignocellulosic enzymes and bioconvert the wheat straw Lechner and Papinutti ([2006])
12 V. volvacea Banana leaves (Musa sapientum lina) Efficient bioconversion with good yield Belewu and Belewu ([2005])