Production and quality appraisal of mycelium of parasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera (Scop. ex Fr.) Sing.

WANDA WO┼╣NIAK

Abstract

The paper presents the production of mycelium of parasol mushroom Macrolepiota procera, an endangered mushroom species. Mycelium was produced in tissue culture, from which spawns were produced on five media. From the best production variant mycelium for consumption in highly processed foodstuffs was grown and analyzed chemically. Mycelium may also be used to produce mushrooms under natural conditions. Key words: mushrooms, mycelium, parasol mushroom
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