Bioremediation, forests and fungi

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


truffler1635 at my-deja.com 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
> www.oregonwhitetruffles.com
>
> Sent via Deja.com http://www.deja.com/
> 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
http://forestmeister.com

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