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  • Lazo W. 2001. Hongos de Chile. Atlas Micológico. Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Chile. Editorial Salesianos, Chile. 230 p.
  • Mata, M. 1999. Costa Rican mushrooms. INBio, Costa Rica.
  • Olivieri, G., Marzocchella, A., Salatino, P., Giardina, P., Cennamo, G., Sannia, G. 2006. Olive mill wastewater remediation by means of Pleurotus ostreatus. Biochem. Eng. J. 31, 180–187. doi:10.1016/j.bej.2006.07.005
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  • Petersen, R. H., Hughes, K. W., Psurtseva, N. 2014. "Biological Species in Pleurotus." UT Knoxville. University of Tennessee, n.d. Web. 27 Oct. 2014.
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  • Polcaro, C.M., Brancaleoni, E., Donati, E., Frattoni, M., Galli, E., Migliore, L., Rapana, P. 2008. Fungal bioremediation of creosote-treated wood: A laboratory scale study on creosote components degradation by Pleurotus ostreatus mycelium. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 81, 180–184. doi:10.1007/s00128-008-9394-9
  • Pozdnyakova, N.N., Nikitina, V.E., Turovskaya, O.V. 2008. Bioremediation of oil-polluted soil with an association including the fungus Pleurotus ostreatus and soil microflora. Appl. Biochem. Microbiol. 44, 60–65. doi:10.1134/S0003683808010109
  • Purnomo, A.S., Mori, T., Kamei, I., Nishii, T., Kondo, R. 2010. Application of mushroom waste medium from Pleurotus ostreatus for bioremediation of DDT-contaminated soil. Int. Biodeterior. Biodegrad. 64, 397–402. doi:10.1016/j.ibiod.2010.04.007
  • Stamets, Paul. 2005. Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help save the World. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed.


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