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Vol. 12, Issue 2 (2023)

How to tell the mushroom you are holding will kill you or heal you: A mini review

Author(s):
Ashutosh Singh Sisodiya, Ardra Sajan Kadicheeni, Gaurab Das, Tejaswini Kumari, Archana TS and Devendra Kumar
Abstract:
Mushrooms are classified into different categories on different basis but here we are classifying them into edible, poisonous and medicinal based on their effect on human body after their ingestion. They have difference in their morphology and their nutrient content also which is the major reason for their effect on humans. We need to identify the differences between edible and poisonous mushroom in order to prevent accidental poisoning which have become one of the great concerns of modern world. On the other hand, there are some medicinal mushrooms which are boon to the society and human life, they are used to make a lot of life saving drugs to increase life expectancy. Bio fortified edible mushrooms also play an important role in this society of hidden hunger people.
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How to cite this article:
Ashutosh Singh Sisodiya, Ardra Sajan Kadicheeni, Gaurab Das, Tejaswini Kumari, Archana TS, Devendra Kumar. How to tell the mushroom you are holding will kill you or heal you: A mini review. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(2):109-122. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2023.v12.i2b.18725

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