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dc.contributor.advisor Chaichi, Mohammad
dc.contributor.author Shen, Larissa
dc.date.accessioned 2019-12-02T23:43:43Z
dc.date.available 2019-12-02T23:43:43Z
dc.date.issued 2019-12-02
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/214326
dc.description.abstract Crude oil is a severe environmental problem because of its high organic content, antimicrobial and phytotoxic phenol compounds, and the difficulty of cleaning and containing spills. The goal of this experiment was to determine if three common, edible mushroom species of Cortinarius violaceus, Gyroporous cyanescens and Fistulina hepatica are capable of metabolizing petroleum for remedial purposes. A lab experiment was set up and our experimental treatments comprised of three fungal species of C. violaceus, G.cyanescenes, and F. hepatica and the oil concentration was 0 (control), 0.5, 1, and 2 mL in each petri dish. The treatments were arranged as a completely randomized design with three replications. The results of the experiment showed that C. violaceus was the most efficient at utilizing crude oil for growth over the twenty-day period. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject crude oil en_US
dc.subject antimicrobial en_US
dc.subject petroleum metabolization en_US
dc.title Bioremediation of Crude Oil with Three Edible Mushroom Species en_US
dc.type Abstract en_US
dc.type Poster en_US
dc.type Presentation en_US
dc.type Student Research en_US


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