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A review on valorization of oyster mushroom and waste generated in the mushroom cultivation industry

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  • Wan Adibah Wan Mahari, Henan Agricultural University, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
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  • Wanxi Peng, Henan Agricultural University
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  • Wai Lun Nam, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
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  • Han Yang, Henan Agricultural University
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  • Xie Yi Lee, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
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  • Yik Kin Lee, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
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  • Rock Keey Liew, NV Western PLT
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  • Nyuk Ling Ma, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
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  • Aqilah Mohammad, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu
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  • Christian Sonne
  • Quyet Van Le, Duy Tan University
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  • Pau Loke Show, University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus
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  • Wei Hsin Chen, Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, National Cheng Kung University, Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering, Tunghai University, National Chin-Yi University of Technology Taiwan
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  • Su Shiung Lam, Henan Agricultural University, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu

A review of valorization of oyster mushroom species and waste generated in the mushroom cultivation is presented, with a focus on the cultivation and valorization techniques, conditions, current research status and particularly the hazard mitigation and value-added recovery of the waste mushroom substrate (WMS) - an abundant waste in mushroom cultivation industry. Based on the studies reviewed, the production rate of the present mushroom industry is inadequate to meet market demands. There is a need for the development of new mushroom cultivation methods that can guarantee an increase in mushroom productivity and quality (nutritional and medicinal properties). This review shows that the cylindrical baglog cultivation method is more advantageous compared with the wood tray cultivation method to improve the mushroom yield and cost efficiency. Approximately 5 kg of potentially hazardous WMS (spreading diseases in mushroom farm) is generated for production of 1 kg of mushroom. This encourages various valorization of WMS for use in agricultural and energy conversion applications, mainly as biocompost, plant growing media, and bioenergy. The use of WMS as biofertilizer has shown desirable performance compared to conventional chemical fertilizer, whilst the use of WMS as energy feedstock could produce cleaner bioenergy sources compared to conventional fuels.

TidsskriftJournal of Hazardous Materials
Antal sider15
StatusUdgivet - dec. 2020

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