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Hosseini S Z, Ismaeili A, Bazgir E, Darvishnia M, Mahmoodi G A. Identification of medicinal and poisonous mushroom from Khorramabad, Iran. yafte. 2010; 11 (5) :75-83
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-192-en.html

Razi Herbal Medicines Research Center
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Mushrooms grow in a very wide range of ecological conditions, however their growth vary in different conditions. Mushrooms are a valuable source for antibiotics and they are known as drugs in traditional medicine. Identification and characterization of mushrooms is the first step of their exploitations in drug industry. There are many poisonous species of mushrooms, so their identification is essential for better health of societies and also a good indication for physicians in identification of mushroom poisonings and their cure. Material and Method: In this research the samples of mushroom were collected in Khorramabad district during spring and fall of 2008 and 2009. The macroscopic and microscopic characters of collected mushrooms were observed in field and laboratory and these criteria aligned to the species characters in scientific resources. Results: eight mushroom species namely Collybia maculate coprinus atramentarius three species of Boletus (B. luridus, B. felleus and B. satanas) two species of Lactarius (L. piperatus and L. vellereus) and Hypholoma capnoides were identified . Discussions: Based on the results of biodiversity of mushrooms in khorramabad district found in the present research, it is concluded that there are valuable resources of mushrooms for medicinal purposes in this area.
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Received: 2010/03/14

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