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Table 3 Decoloration of amaranth by white-rot fungi grown on agar-solidified media

From: Trametes meyenii possesses elevated dye degradation abilities under normal nutritional conditions compared to other white rot fungi

Species Kirk’s LG Kirk’s HN Kirk’s LN Kirk’s LN/LG Kirk’s LN Kirk’s + Mn
B.adusta + ++ - ++ ++ +++
P.radiata + + + ++ - ++++
T.cotonea - - - - - -
T.meyenii ++++ +++ +++ +++ ++++ ++
T.pubescens ++ +++ +++ +++ ++++ +++
T.multicolor + - + +++ ++++ ++
T.versicolor + - + +++ +++ +++
  1. L, low; H, high; G, glucose; N, nitrogen; -, no decolouration; +, low decolouration; ++, intermediate decolouration; +++, strong decolouration; ++++, complete decolouration. Results were consistent over four independent experiments.