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Vol. 10, Issue 5 (2021)

Cultivation technology and spawn production of Volvariella volvacea: Paddy straw mushroom

Author(s):
Vinay Kumar Yella, Akhilesh Chadrapati, Abhishek Kuri, Ishani Miglani, Anju A Andrews and Shivam Singh
Abstract:
Volvariella volvacea is majorly cultivated edible species that includes in the family Pluteaceae of the Basidiomycetes. This mushroom has some fallowing common names such as paddy straw mushroom, straw mushroom, Chinese mushroom, and warm mushroom. Firstly, it was grown in china in 1822. In India, systemic cultivation was started in1940. This mushroom usually grows on variety of lignocellulosic waste materials like cotton wastes, rice straw, oil palm pericarp, banana leaves. This straw mushroom is enriched with terpenes, amino acids, minerals, polypeptides, phenolic compounds and sugars. It also helps in preventing chronic hepatitis, arteriosclerosis, hyperlipidemia, anticancer, antiallergic, anti-inflammatory. Straw mushroom is been cultivated in different methods and problems in cultivating by the diseases and pests.
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How to cite this article:
Vinay Kumar Yella, Akhilesh Chadrapati, Abhishek Kuri, Ishani Miglani, Anju A Andrews, Shivam Singh. Cultivation technology and spawn production of Volvariella volvacea: Paddy straw mushroom. Pharma Innovation 2021;10(5):1184-1190.
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