Current advances in Phellinus sensu lato: medicinal species, functions, metabolites and mechanisms

  title={Current advances in Phellinus sensu lato: medicinal species, functions, metabolites and mechanisms},
  author={Yu-cheng Dai and Li-Wei Zhou and Bao-Kai Cui and Yan-qiu Chen and Cony A. Decock},
  journal={Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology},
Twenty-six species of Phellinus sensu lato, reported as medicinal mushrooms, are enumerated in this review. The species’ names were checked and revised according to contemporary taxonomy and the latest version of the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature (Vienna Code); two misapplied names of Phellinus baumii Pilát and Phellinus himalayensis Y.C. Dai in previous reports are also discussed. Of the 20 types of medicinal functions, the most shared functions are antitumor and improving… CONTINUE READING


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