Medicinal uses of mushrooms in Nigeria: towards full and sustainable exploitation.

@article{Oyetayo2011MedicinalUO,
  title={Medicinal uses of mushrooms in Nigeria: towards full and sustainable exploitation.},
  author={Olusegun Victor Oyetayo},
  journal={African journal of traditional, complementary, and alternative medicines : AJTCAM},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={
          267-74
        }
}
For centuries, mushrooms have been appreciated as sources of food nutrients and pharmacologically important compounds useful in medicine. Yet not all the medicinal properties of mushrooms have been exploited. The above statement is more pertinent to mushrooms that are indigenous to Nigeria. There are inadequate data on the identity and medicinal properties of these wild mushrooms. Information on the ethnomedicinal uses of some mushrooms such as Pleurotus tuber-regium used for headache, stomach… CONTINUE READING
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