Accumulation of Heavy Metals by Wild Mushrooms in Ibadan, Nigeria

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Chinatu Charity Ndimele ; Prince Emeka Ndimele ; Kanayo Stephen Chukwuka (2017)
  • Publisher: Pure Earth
  • Journal: Journal of Health and Pollution (issn: 2156-9614, eissn: 2156-9614)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5696/2156-9614-7.16.26
  • Subject: mushroom | heavy metal | bioaccumulation | Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering | TD1-1066

Background. Many companies in Nigeria generate industrial effluents, including heavy metals. These metals can be accumulated by biota such as mushrooms, which are then eaten by the populace. Objectives. The present study investigates the metal content of wild mushroo... View more
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