Volume 19 Part 1 Article 174
Title: Temporal and spatial heterogeneity of oyster mushroom lignocellulolase activities during largescale production
Author: Balázs Vajna, Renáta Bánfi, Zsuzsanna Pohner, Adrienn Nagy, András Geösel, Károly Márialigeti
Oyster mushroom (Pleurotus ostreatus) is one of the market-leading edible mushroom. As a saprotrophic, white rot fungi it is grown on composted and pasteurized wheat straw (substrate). During its production, Pleurotus sp. colonize the substrate, and degrade the plant cellulose and lignin polymers.