Lentinus edodes


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Related to Lentinus edodes: Pholiota nameko, Volvariella volvacea, Ganoderma lucidum, Lentinula edodes

Lentinus edodes (lenˑ·ti·ns ēˑ·dōdz),

n part used: fruiting body; uses: tumors, immune system, viral diseases, antibacterial, decrease of blood levels of cholesterol and lipids, hepatitis, HIV; precautions: can cause allergic skin reactions, abdominal bloating; can induce temporary diarrhea. Also called
shiitake, black mushroom, hua gu, and
mushroom (shiitake).
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Isolation and characterization of a new antitumor polysaccharide, KS-2, extracted from culture mycelia of Lentinus edodes.
Comparative study of different substrates for the growth and production of Lentinus edodes Berk.
Cultivation of Pleurotus ostreatus and Lentinus edodes on lignocellolosic substratesfor human food and animal feed production.
Induction of immunomodulating cytokines by a new polysaccharide-peptide complex from culture mycelia of Lentinus edodes.
Anticarcinogenic actions of water-soluble and alcohol-insoluble fractions from culture medium of Lentinus edodes mycelia.
Chihara G, Maeda Y, Hamuro J, Sasaki T, Fukuoka F (1969) Inhibition of mouse sarcoma 180 by polysaccharides from Lentinus edodes (Berk.
Medicinal value of Lentinus edodes (Berk) Sing (Agaricomycetideae): a literature review.
The formulation of MC-S (Clinical Health Pty Ltd, Newcastle Australia) is based upon this principle and is composed of three medicinal mushrooms, Ganaderma lucidum, Lentinus edodes (mycelia) and Coriolus versicolor, a herb Astragalus membranaceous (from the root) and ascorbic acid.
and Shetty, K (2000), Solid state production of polygalacturonase by Lentinus edodes using fruit processing wastes.
World production of cultivated edible and medicinal mushrooms in 1997 with emphasis on Lentinus edodes (Berk.
The system is able to supply best environmental conditions for cultivation of a large variety of edible mushrooms (Ganoderma lucidum, Grifola frondosa, Hericium erinaceus, Lentinus edodes, Pleurotus eryngii, Pleurotus ostreatus), for better results, in the incubation / fructification room the atmosphere parameters being continuously monitored and set accordingly each variety of mushroom and cultivation phase.