Wild edible mushroom value chain for improved livelihoods in Southern Highlands of Tanzania
A survey was conducted to assess mycological knowledge and socio-economic benefits along the wild edible mushrooms value chain among Benna and Hehe ethnic groups in the Southern Highlands of…
Cytotoxicity activity of some wild mushroom species from Southern Highlands of Tanzania
The study on cytotoxicity effect of wild mushrooms will give an insight into possibility of isolating stronger anticancer agents.
Larvicidal potential of wild mushroom extracts against Culex quinquefasciatus Say, Aedes aegypti and Anopheles gambiae Giles S.S
Wild mushrooms can be a potential source of bio-insecticides for commercial mosquito vector management especially in aquatic ecosystems.
Antibacterial and antifungal activities of selected wild mushrooms from Southern Highlands of Tanzania
The crude extracts of wild mushroom species tested showed inhibitory activity against some bacteria and fungi species giving insight into development of antimicrobial agent and its application in pharmacological activities.
Chemical Composition of Ethanolic Extracts of Some Wild Mushrooms from Tanzania and Their Medicinal Potentials.
- Baraka Luca Chelela, M. Chacha, A. Matemu
- Chemistry, MedicineInternational Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
The ethanolic extracts of 5 edible and inedible wild mushrooms collected from the Southern Highlands of Tanzania were characterized by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and confirmed the presence of some important bioactive compounds, such as essential fatty acids (oleic and linoleic), amino acids, and carotenoids.