Complex Biochemical Analysis of Fruiting Bodies from Newly Isolated Polish Flammulina velutipes Strains


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Complex Biochemical Analysis of Fruiting Bodies from Newly Isolated Polish Flammulina velutipes Strains

Monika Osińska-Jaroszuk / Magdalena Jaszek / Justyna Sulej / Dawid Stefaniuk / Monika Urbaniak / Marek Siwulski / Grzegorz Janusz *

Keywords : Flammulina velutipes, antibacterial activities, antioxidative activities, fruiting body, phenolic compounds

Citation Information : Polish Journal of Microbiology. Volume 65, Issue 3, Pages 295-305, DOI:

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Received Date : 17-June-2014 / Accepted: 11-February-2016 / Published Online: 26-August-2016



The present study examined Polish strains of Flamulina velutipes as a potential source of nutraceuticals and found that their nutritional value is dependent on the fruiting bodies gathering time. To prove the above hypothesis protein, carbohydrate and phenolic substances concen­tration were determined. Moreover, catalase, superoxide dismutase, cellobiose dehydrogenase activities were assayed. In order to prove the healing properties of Enoki fruiting bodies the obtained extracts were tested for antioxidant and bacteriostatic abilities. We have proved that Polish F. velutipes fruiting bodies may be a rich source of antioxidants and that they are capable of inhibiting Staphylococcus aureus growth.

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