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A pluralistic approach in the study of Pleurotus species with emphasis on compatibility and physiology of the European morphotaxa
The anatomical, physiological, ecological and cultural characters of 11 Pleurotus morphotaxa reported to occur in Europe are described in detail and compared with the outcome of a pairing-analysisExpand
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Genetic polymorphism and taxonomic infrastructure of the Pleurotus eryngii species-complex as determined by RAPD analysis, isozyme profiles and ecomorphological characters.
The Pleurotus eryngii species-complex includes populations of choice edible mushrooms, growing in the greater Mediterranean area in close association with different genera of plants of the familyExpand
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Olivibacter sitiensis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from alkaline olive-oil mill wastes in the region of Sitia, Crete.
A novel, Gram-negative, non-motile, non-sporulating, rod-shaped bacterium isolated from a viscous two-phase olive-oil mill waste ('alpeorujo') is described. The strain, designated AW-6T, is anExpand
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Halotalea alkalilenta gen. nov., sp. nov., a novel osmotolerant and alkalitolerant bacterium from alkaline olive mill wastes, and emended description of the family Halomonadaceae Franzmann et al.
A novel Gram-negative, motile, nonsporulating, rod-shaped bacterium isolated from alkaline sludge-like wastes ('alpeorujo' or 'alperujo') of two-phase olive oil extraction is described. The strain,Expand
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Molecular phylogeny, biogeography and speciation of the mushroom species Pleurotus cystidiosus and allied taxa.
Members of the mushroom genus Pleurotus form a heterogeneous group of edible species of high commercial importance. Subgenus Coremiopleurotus includes taxa that produce synnematoid fructificationsExpand
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Genetic variability and systematics of eleven Pleurotus species based on isozyme analysis
Eleven enzyme activities were used to study the intraspecific diversity and interspecific relatedness of 11 Pleurotus species: P. abalonus, P. columbinus, P. cornucopiae, P. cystidiosus, P. dryinus,Expand
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Edible mushrooms from olive oil mill wastes
Abstract The biological remediation of olive oil mill wastes has been attempted several times in the past through the use of different types of microbes. Among them, a relatively large array of fungiExpand
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Mating competence and biological species within the subgenus Coremiopleurotus
Forty-eight synnematous Pleurotus strains from various parts of the world originally assigned to P cystidiosus, P abalonus, P smithii, P purpureo-oli- vaceus and P australis were studied to determineExpand
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Medicinal mushrooms: Valuable biological resources of high exploitation potential
Abstract Higher Basidiomycetes and Ascomycetes mushrooms possess various immunological and anticancer properties. They also offer important health benefits and exhibit a broad spectrum ofExpand
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