Levels of trace elements in the fruiting bodies of macrofungi growing in the East Black Sea region of Turkey

Sesli E., Tuzen M.

FOOD CHEMISTRY, vol.65, no.4, pp.453-460, 1999 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 65 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0308-8146(98)00194-0
  • Journal Name: FOOD CHEMISTRY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.453-460
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Contents of Hg, Pb, Cd, Fe, Cu, Mn, Zn, Co and As have been determined spectrometrically in fruiting bodies of 109 wild and two cultivated macrofungi specimens. The specimens of macrofungi were collected from the East Black Sea region in Turkey. The habitat, edibility and the distributions of the taxa to the families are listed. (C) 1999 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.