Toxic elements in certain higher fungi

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Certain species and genera of higher fungi possess the ability of bioaccumulation of certain elements. The high (in few cases extremely high) concentrations of cadmium, mercury, selenium, lead, vanadium, copper and arsenic in different taxons are demonstrated and possible mechanisms are noted and discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)207-208
Number of pages2
JournalFood Chemistry
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1993

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Food Science

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