Fungi: A Review On Mushrooms

F. Olawale Abulude, M. Muhammed Ndamitso
2017 Zenodo  
This paper reviews a fungus – mushrooms. In this paper, identification, cultivation, uses, side effects, nutritional and medicinal values, storage, marketing and other uses of mushrooms were discussed. From the review too it was observed that its usefulness surpasses the side effects. These side effects could be eliminated if proper 'processing' could be employed. Due to advances in both basic knowledge and practical technology relevant to mushroom farming, mushroom products and mushroom
more » ... diation, developing countries should harness the potentials of mushrooms as this would boost the revenue income and healthy living. It is hoped that this paper would add to existing information on this fungusThis paper reviews a fungus – mushrooms. In this paper, identification, cultivation, uses, side effects, nutritional and medicinal values, storage, marketing and other uses of mushrooms were discussed. From the review too it was observed that its usefulness surpasses the side effects. These side effects could be eliminated if proper 'processing' could be employed. Due to advances in both basic knowledge and practical technology relevant to mushroom farming, mushroom products and mushroom bioremediation, developing countries should harness the potentials of mushrooms as this would boost the revenue income and healthy living. It is hoped that this paper would add to existing information on this fungus
doi:10.5281/zenodo.815893 fatcat:5hbu5ur7prhtfoyvicxqyzme2a