Investigations on carotenoids in fungi II. Genus Amanita

B. Czeczuga

Abstract


The author used column and thin layer chromatography to determine the occurrence and quantitative relationships of particular carotenoids in fruit-bodies of fungi of the genus Amanita. 8 species were examined. 40 carotenoids were found to be present, 32 of these were identified. Numerous carotenoids were demonstrated for the first in fungi.

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