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Fungal volatiles – a survey from edible mushrooms to moulds

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Covering: up to January 2017

This review gives a comprehensive overview of the production of fungal volatiles, including the history of the discovery of the first compounds and their distribution in the various investigated strains, species and genera, as unravelled by modern analytical methods. Biosynthetic aspects and the accumulated knowledge about the bioactivity and biological functions of fungal volatiles are also covered. A total number of 325 compounds is presented in this review, with 247 cited references.

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Submitted
18 Jan 2017
First published
16 Feb 2017

Nat. Prod. Rep., 2017,34, 310-328
Article type
Review Article

Fungal volatiles – a survey from edible mushrooms to moulds

J. S. Dickschat, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2017, 34, 310
DOI: 10.1039/C7NP00003K

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