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Pleurotus ostreatus: an oyster mushroom with nutritional and medicinal properties

  title={Pleurotus ostreatus: an oyster mushroom with nutritional and medicinal properties},
  author={Krishnamoorthy Deepalakshmi and Mirunalini Sankaran},
  journal={Journal of Biochemical Technology},
Mushrooms constitute an integral part of the normal human diet and in recent times, the amounts of consumption have been raised greatly, which includes variety of species. The genus Pleurotus comprise about 40 different species that are commonly referred to as “Oyster mushroom”. Among several species of this genus, Pleurotus ostreatus (P. ostreatus) is popularly consumed by all over the world due to their taste, flavor, high nutritional values and medicinal properties. Because of the presence… 

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