Metal content profiles in mushrooms collected in primary forests of Latin America.

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Ecotoxicology and environmental safety concerns suggested estimation of the content of 14 metals-some of them highly toxic, such as cadmium, mercury, and lead-in 26 mushrooms species (Basidiomycetes and Ascomycetes). The fungi-members of different genera-were collected during two periods, 1967-1969 and 1978-1981, in primary forests of Latin America (mainly… (More)

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@article{Michelot1999MetalCP, title={Metal content profiles in mushrooms collected in primary forests of Latin America.}, author={Didier Michelot and Fanny Poirier and Leda Maria Melendez-Howell}, journal={Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology}, year={1999}, volume={36 3}, pages={256-63} }