Bioremediation, forests and fungi

Joseph Zorzin redoak at
Tue Oct 10 15:26:51 EST 2000

truffler1635 at wrote:

> In Mushroom, The Journal, Issue 66, Vol. 18, No. 1, Winter 1999-2000, p
> 7, Paul Stamets notes that a common forest fungi of the PNW also
> cultivated as a crop by some growers, can degrade diesel fuel spills when
> mixed with wood chips. As a white wood-rooting fungi, it presumably can
> also degrade such toxins as PCP, DDT, PBP's and dioxins. The fungus name?
> Pleurotus ostreatus, oyster mushroom!
> Daniel B. Wheeler
> Sent via
> Before you buy.

Daniel, do you have dreams about fungi? <G>

Hey, I see a new group- alt.nature.mushrooms. Cool, I bet you must have
started it.
Joe  Zorzin

new SAF web site

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