Can mushrooms fix atmospheric nitrogen?


It is generally reported that fungi likePleurotus spp. can fix nitrogen (N2). The way they do it is still not clear. The present study hypothesized that only associations of fungi and diazotrophs can fix N2. This was testedin vitro. Pleurotus ostreatus was inoculated with a bradyrhizobial strain nodulating soybean andP. ostreatus with no inoculation was… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF02702611


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@article{Jayasinghearachchi2004CanMF, title={Can mushrooms fix atmospheric nitrogen?}, author={Himali S Jayasinghearachchi and Gamini Seneviratne}, journal={Journal of Biosciences}, year={2004}, volume={29}, pages={293-296} }