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Mushrooms are the spore bearings fruiting bodies that have been used by human being since ancient times for good health. Mushroom is the choicest food of nutrition because it provides important nutrients like proteins, selenium, potassium, riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin D and more. Oyster mushroom are known for their health benefits. Oyster mushroom protect the heart against cardiovascular diseases, helps in lowering the blood pressure, regulate the cholesterol level, improve immune health and have anti cancer, anti inflammatory and other properties. , Cultivation of oyster mushroom on waste straw  not only solve the pollution  problem but also improves  the economic conditions of farmers.


Oyster mushroom, Nutrients, Immune Health, cardiovascular disease, Blood pressure.

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Kumari, M., & Gupta, A. (2022). Cultivation of oyster mushroom to combat pandemics: medicinal and social aspects . Environment Conservation Journal, 23(3), 267–272.


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