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Pleurotus eous (Berk) Sacc.: a new cultivated mushroom.

Singh, N. S. and Rajarathnam, S. (1977) Pleurotus eous (Berk) Sacc.: a new cultivated mushroom. Current Science, 46 (17). 617-618, 4 ref..

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Abstract

Pleurotus eous, a pink-coloured mushroom, was successfully cultivated in deep wooden trays (60 x 90 x 17.5 cm) at 21-35 degree C and 65-90% RH using presoaked paddy straw and coarsely ground horse gram as the growth medium. The harvested mushroom contained 33.24% protein and 15 free amino acids. When cooked it was softer and had a stronger aroma than P. flabellatus; it was more attractive after freeze-drying.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: PROTEINS-VEGETABLE; Pleurotus eous, proteins in; FUNGI-EDIBLE; Pleurotus eous, organoleptic properties of freeze-dried; Pleurotus eous, organoleptic properties of cooked; DRIED-FOODS; AMINO-ACIDS; Pleurotus eous, free amino acids in; ORGANOLEPTIC-PROPERTIES
Subjects: 600 Technology > 08 Food technology > 29 Microbiological food > 03 Mushroom
Divisions: Fruit and Vegetable Technology
Depositing User: Food Sci. & Technol. Information Services
Date Deposited: 05 Feb 2015 07:05
Last Modified: 22 Oct 2018 06:03
URI: http://ir.cftri.com/id/eprint/7031

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