Pleurotus Mushrooms: Ecology, Cultivation and Uses

Pedr Mervyn (Editor)
Ilar Gwynn (Editor)

Series: Herbs and Herbalism
BISAC: TEC003080

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In the first chapter, N. Pozdnyakova, S. Balandina, O. Turkovskaya provide an overview of the current knowledge on degradation of natural compounds and xenobiotics via Pleurotus fungi, especially focusing on the involvement of metabolic pathways and the cataclysmic properties of the enzymes. In the second chapter, Maura Téllez-Téllez and Gerardo Díaz-Godínez discuss the fungus Pleurotus ostreatus and its nutritious properties and therapeutic applications. In the third chapter, Gerhard Gramss and Klaus-Dieter Voigt present data that showcases the role fungi play in food production, as well as their impact on growth technology and enzyme production. Lastly, Noé Aguilar-Rivera, Régulo Carlos Llarena-Hernández, Rosalía Núñez-Pastrana, Christian Michel-Cuello, Jie Chen, and Luis Enrique Aquino-Solis present a study evaluating the potential for sugar cane harvest in Veracruz, Mexico. (Imprint: Nova)

Preface

Chapter 1. Degradative Properties of Pleurotus Fungi (pp. 1-56)
N. Pozdnyakova, S. Balandina, O. Turkovskaya

Chapter 2. Pleurotus ostreatus as a Nutraceutical Food (pp. 57-92)
Maura Téllez-Téllez and Gerardo Díaz-Godínez

Chapter 3. The Benefits of Food Production and Biotechnology in the Soil-Based Cultivation of Pleurotus-, Kuehneromyces-, and Hypholoma-Inoculated Timber Sections (pp. 93-154)
Gerhard Gramss and Klaus-Dieter Voigt

Chapter 4. Edible Mushroom Agribusiness from Sugar Industry Byproducts and Spent Substrates Management (pp. 155-200)
Noé Aguilar-Rivera, Régulo Carlos Llarena-Hernández, Rosalía Núñez-Pastrana, Christian Michel-Cuello, Jie Chen, and Luis Enrique Aquino-Solis

Index (pp. 201)

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