Abonnement à la biblothèque: Guest
Portail numérique Bibliothèque numérique eBooks Revues Références et comptes rendus Collections
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
Facteur d'impact: 1.211 Facteur d'impact sur 5 ans: 1.394 SJR: 0.433 SNIP: 0.661 CiteScore™: 1.38

ISSN Imprimer: 1521-9437
ISSN En ligne: 1940-4344

Volumes:
Volume 21, 2019 Volume 20, 2018 Volume 19, 2017 Volume 18, 2016 Volume 17, 2015 Volume 16, 2014 Volume 15, 2013 Volume 14, 2012 Volume 13, 2011 Volume 12, 2010 Volume 11, 2009 Volume 10, 2008 Volume 9, 2007 Volume 8, 2006 Volume 7, 2005 Volume 6, 2004 Volume 5, 2003 Volume 4, 2002 Volume 3, 2001 Volume 2, 2000 Volume 1, 1999

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushrooms.v18.i1.70
pages 59-65

Taxonomic Identity, Geographic Distribution, and Commercial Exploitation of the Culinary-Medicinal Mushroom Pleurotus nebrodensis (Basidiomycetes)

Giuseppe Venturella
Department of Agricultural, Food and Forest Sciences, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy
Georgios I. Zervakis
Laboratory of General and Agricultural Microbiology, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Elias Polemis
Laboratory of General and Agricultural Microbiology, Agricultural University of Athens, Athens, Greece
Maria Letizia Gargano
Department of Agricultural and Forest Sciences University of Palermo Viale delle Scienze, Bld. 5, 90128 Palermo, Italy

RÉSUMÉ

An updated overview of the outcome of studies conducted on the culinary-medicinal mushroom Pleurotus nebrodensis is presented by placing emphasis on the clarification of the taxonomic identity of P. nebrodensis and other related taxa possessing entirely white to cream basidiomes, which grow in association with different plants of the family Apiaceae. Cultivation techniques, quality of the product sold and sales price, as well as nutritional and medicinal aspects are discussed. Taking also into consideration the high economic importance of P. nebrodensis, it is essential to proceed with the verification of the commercial strains currently available in the international market under the name of "P. nebrodensis" since it is very probable that many (or most) of them do not represent the real P. nebrodensis. TO confirm this hypothesis, an in silico analysis was conducted on a large of number of ITS1-5.8S-ITS2 rRNA sequences deposited in the National Center for Biotechnology Information database under the name P. nebrodensis. Results demonstrated that all "P nebrodensis" material examined from China (plus several sequences of no reported origin) corresponded to P. eryngii subsp. tuoliensis, with only 2 exceptions, which were grouped within P. eryngii sensu stricto. The real P. nebrodensis biological material from Italy and Greece is certified and is available upon request by the authors at the University of Palermo and the Agricultural University of Athens.


Articles with similar content:

ENERGY BALANCE OF THE "CITTA DEL DIVERTIMENTO"
HYSYDAYS
1st World Congress of Young Scientists on Hydrogen Energy Systems, Vol.0, 2005, issue
Fabrizio Zuccari
Numerical Study of a Buried Gas Pipe at Negative Temperature. Comparison of Several Models with a Pilot Experiment
ICHMT DIGITAL LIBRARY ONLINE, Vol.0, 1987, issue
J. Jolibois, Jaime Aguirre-Puente, A.-M. Cames-Pintaux
Medicinal Uses of Fungi by New Zealand Maori People
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.7, 2005, issue 3
Peter Buchanan, Rebekah Fuller, Mere Roberts
WOMEN IN MATHEMATICS: AN OVERVIEW OF THEIR TREATMENT IN HISTORY AND BEYOND
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, Vol.2, 1995, issue 3
Sharon Kunoff
Morphological and Molecular Analysis Identifies the Associated Fungus ("Xianghui") of the Medicinal White Jelly Mushroom, Tremella fuciformis, as Annulohypoxylon stygium
International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms, Vol.18, 2016, issue 3
Arend Frans van Peer, Youjin Deng, Dong-Min Lu, Yuji Jiang, Fu-Sheng Lan, Qing-Fu Wang, Ling-Dan Lian, Baogui Xie