[Use of coffee grounds for production of Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.:Fr.) Kummer].

  title={[Use of coffee grounds for production of Pleurotus ostreatus (Jacq.:Fr.) Kummer].},
  author={Daniel Job},
  journal={Revista iberoamericana de micologia},
  volume={21 4},
  • Daniel Job
  • Published 2004 in Revista iberoamericana de micologia
Studies were carried out to screen the industrial strain HK35 of Pleurotus ostreatus for its ability to develop fruiting bodies in solid state cultivation using several substrates containing 17.8 to 55% coffee grounds. Our results showed that only 55% of coffee grounds was used in the substrate without detecting changes in fruiting body or on its biological efficiency of production. The chemical analysis of the caffeine in the substrate showed that this compound decreased about 59% of the… CONTINUE READING

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