Ilgaz Akata

Ilgaz Akata
Ankara University · Department of Biology

PhD

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February 2002 - present
Faculty of Science
Position
  • Senior researcher
Education
February 2002 - April 2021
Ankara University
Field of study
  • Mycology, Mycovirology

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Publications (256)
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Mushrooms are among the natural products that are widely used in the treatment of diseases. In our study, the biological activities of Candolleomyces candolleanus (Fr.) D. Wächt. & A. Melzer were determined. Within the scope of the study, ethanol and methanol extracts of the basidiomata of the mushroom were obtained. Total antioxidant, total oxidan...
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Antibiotics are compounds that can stop the reproduction or kill microorganisms, but for some reason, microorganisms in time show resistance to antibiotics. Using efflux pumps, the antibiotic entered into the bacterial cell is pumped out; therefore, it cannot act against bacteria. This situation increases antibiotic resistance in bacteria. Thus, mi...
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Fungi in the fungal kingdom constitute the second largest living group in the biosphere after insects. The genus Lyophyllum is in the class Agaricomycetes of the phylum Basidiomycetes and is widely distributed among northern temperate ecosystems. Although about 40 species have been defined in the genus Lyophyllum, it is the most studied Lyophyllum...
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The current study presents a Turkish Truffle Checklist based on literature and a newly discovered species. Within the two divisions, the list includes 104 species belonging to 35 genera and 20 families, as well as their range and Turkish names. Tuber oligospermum was one of them, and it was recorded for the first time in Turkey. A brief description...
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Mushrooms are the only living groups that spread in different ecosystems. They stand out with their nutritional and medicinal properties. In this study, some biological activities of wild mushroom Laccaria laccata (Scop.) Cooke were determined. In this context, the ethanol extract of the mushroom was extracted in a soxhlet device. The antioxidant p...
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In this study, antioxidant, oxidant, DPPH scavenger , antimicrobial and antiproliferative activities of wild edible mushroom Marasmius oreades (Bol-ton) Fr. were determined. In this context, ethanol, methanol and dichloromethane extracts of the fruit-ing bodies of the mushroom were obtained in a soxhlet device. Antioxidant and oxidant status were m...
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The purpose of this study was to determine Fe, Cd, Cr, Se, P, Cu, Mn, Zn, Al, Ca, Mg, and K contents of some edible (Chlorophyllum rhacodes, Clavariadelphus truncatus, Clitocybe nebularis, Hydnum repandum, Hygrophorus pudorinus, Infundibulicybe gibba, Lactarius deliciosus, L. piperatus, L. salmonicolor, Macrolepiota mastoidea, Russula grata, Suillu...
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The complete genome of a novel mycovirus, Albatrellopsis flettii mitovirus 1 (AfMV1), hosted by the basidiomycetous ectomycorrhizal fungus Albatrellopsis flettii (Morse ex Pouzar) Audet, was sequenced and analyzed. The full-length cDNA sequence, obtained from a dsRNA replication intermediate of the AfMV1 genome, is 3037 bp in length with a predicte...
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Pisolithus arhizus (Scop) Rauschert is a cosmopolitan mushroom in warm temperate regions of the world and forms ectomycorrhizas associations with a wide range of tree species (both angiosperms and gymnosperms). P. arhizus samples were collected from a pine forest in Antalya province (Turkey). Powdered mushroom samples were extracted with ethanol (E...
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ORDU YÖRESİNDE BELİRLENEN YENEN MAKROMANTARLAR ve BAZILARININ TIBBİ ÖZELLİKLERİ
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Although medical sciences are progressing tremendously, the diseases caused by viruses, fungi, and bacteria are still an important issue for public health. For this reason, continuous research to determine new antimicrobial compounds is needed. This study investigated the in vitro antimicrobial activity and biochemical composition of Sedum hispanic...
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Mushrooms have been used as food and medicinal purposes for centuries. In this study, some edible Ascomycota were collected in 2018 and 2019 from Niğde, Turkey. Molecular identifications of the samples were performed afterward. PCR products were sent for sequence analysis after ITS fragments were amplified with suitable primers concerning DNA isola...
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The use of synthetic-based packaging materials can causes health and environmental problems. To overcome these problems, researchers have focused on natural polymers such as cellulose and chitosan, which are easily degradable in nature. Herein, biodegradable composite films were prepared for the first time by including Pisolithus arhizus spores (PS...
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The aim of this study was to determine the element content of wild edible and inedible mushroom species (Agaricus campestris, Armillaria ostoyae, Boletus reticulatus, Bondarzewia mesenterica, Bovistella utriformis, Cantharellus cibarius, Marasmius oreades, Megacollybia platyphylla, Meripilus giganteus, Neoboletus erythropus, Panellus stipticus, Pha...
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Virus communities of uncultivated fungi stay largely unknown. In the current study, we characterized a new partitivirus species detected in the basidiomycetous, saprobic mushroom Leucocybe candicans, named "Leucocybe candicans partitivirus 1" (LcPV1). The full-length genome of LcPV1, determined using deep sequencing and RLM-RACE approaches, consist...
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Mycoviruses widely exist in diverse lineages of fungi, yet there are only a few studies on mycovirus infection in uncultivated fungi. We here report the presence of a dsRNA mycovirus in saprotrophic spring orange peel fungus Caloscypha fulgens. A novel dsRNA virus, named “Caloscypha fulgens fusagravirus 1” (CfFV1), was isolated from a single ascoca...
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The present study represents the antioxidant, anticancer, antimicrobial, and antibiofilm activities of Hydnum repandum, an edible and medicinal mushroom known as Wood Hedgehog. The ethanolic extract had a high amount of myricetin and apigenin and displayed antiproliferative effect against MCF-7 and HT-29 cell lines. Moreover, the extract displayed...
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Wild edible mushrooms are very popular for both their flavors and nutritional values. However, some mushroom species can be harmful to human health as they accumulate some elements in excessive amounts. The aim of this study was to determine the concentrations of Al, from Belgrad forest (Istanbul, Turkey). Daily intakes of element (DIE) and health...
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In this study, antioxidant, oxidant, and antimi-crobial activities of some Pholiota species (Pholiota adiposa (Batsch) P. Kumm., P. lubrica (Pers.) Singer and P. squarrosa (Vahl) P. Kumm.) were determined. Also, the Fe, Cu, Zn, Pb, Cr, Mn, Ni, and Cd levels accumulated in the fruiting bodies of these species were measured. Ethanol extracts of the m...
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Two putative mycoviruses belonging to the proposed family “Fusariviridae” were identified in Morchella esculenta by sequencing of double-stranded RNAs extracted from the morel mushroom. These viruses were tentatively named “Morchella esculenta fusarivirus 1” (MeFV1) and “Morchella esculenta fusarivirus 2” (MeFV2). Including the poly(A) tail the com...
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In the current study, antioxidant, oxidant, and antimicrobial potentials of Xylaria polymorpha (Pers.) Grev. and X. hypoxylon (L.) Grev. were determined. Also, the levels of elements accumulated by these fungi were measured. The samples were extracted with ethanol in soxhlet apparatus. Antioxi-dant and oxidant potentials were determined using Rel A...
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The ability of mushrooms to accumulate heavy metals has increased concerns over their toxic effects on human health in recent years. The aim of this study was to determine the metal contents (Zn, Fe, Co, Mn, Cu, Pb, Ni, and Cd), daily intake of metal (DIM) and health risk index (HRI) values of nineteen different mushroom species (edible, inedible,...
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Natural resources have been the savior of people at every stage of human history. Mushrooms are very valuable food sources, especially in the rainy seasons. They can be grouped as poisonous, edible or inedible, depending on their nutritional status. These groups have positive or negative effects. Some types of mushrooms have different medicinal pro...
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The current study was conducted based on a Battarrea sample obtained from Muğla province (Turkey). The sample was identified based on both conventional methods and ITS rDNA region-based molecular phylogeny. By taking into account the high sequence similarity between the sample (ANK Akata & Altuntaş 690) and Battarrea phalloides the relevant specime...
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Viruses hosted by uncultivated fungi have been poorly studied. We carried out studies to characterize a large dsRNA segment (~20 kbp) detected in the basidiomycetous, ectomycorrhizal fungus Hygrophorus penarioides. The dsRNA was gel-purified and its randomly amplified cDNA fragments were used for high throughput sequencing (HTS). Reads were de novo...
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Makromantarlar Ascomycota ve Basidiomycota bölümlerinde yer alan ve çıplak gözle ayırt edilebilen makroskobik mantarları içermektedirler. Makromantarlar yenir, yenmez ve zehirli olmak üzere kabaca üç grup altında toplanır. Yenmez özellikteki mantarlar zehirli etki göstermez ancak bu türler sert yapısı, kokusu ve tadı nedeniyle tercih edilmezler. Ze...
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Yeryüzünde yaşayan en eski kara bitkileri olan briyofitler evrimsel açıdan algler, mantarlar ve likenlere göre daha gelişmiş, eğreltiler ve tohumlu bitkilere göre ise daha ilkel yapıya sahiptirler. Yaşamlarını devam ettirebilecekleri düzeyde suyun ve nemin olduğu tropikal bölgelerden ılıman bölgelere, çöllerden kutuplara kadar hemen hemen dünya üze...
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Mantar ile alg veya siyobakteri birlikteliğiyle tek bir tallus oluşturmak üzere biraraya gelen simbiyotik ortaklığa liken adı verilir. Likenin mantar ortağına mikobiyont, fotosentetik ortağına fotobiyont adı verilir. Mikobiyont, liken tallusunun ihtiyacı olan su, karbondioksit, mineral madde ve barınak sağlanması ile görevlidir. Fotobiyont ise bu y...
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Natural mushrooms are one of the important elements of the ecosystem. It has been preferred by people from past to present because of its nutritional and medicinal potentials. In this study, antioxidant, oxidant and antimicrobial potential of Trametes hir-suta (Wulfen) Lloyd has been determined. In addition , phenolic compounds in its fruiting body...
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The aim of this study was to determine the essential element (Zn, Ca, K, Fe, Na, and Mg), essential trace element (Co, Mn, Cr, and Cu), and non-essential element (Pb, Ni, and Cd) contents of eight different Russula species (R. risigallina (Batsch) Sacc., R. cyanoxantha (Schaeff.) Fr., R. delica Fr., R. vinosa Lindblad, R. olivacea (Schaeff.) Fr., R...
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Virus populations of uncultivated fungi remain scarcely studied. In the present study, we characterized a new partitivirus isolated from the false morel mushroom Gyromitra esculenta, named “Gyromitra esculenta partitivirus 1” (GePV1). The complete genome of GePV1, whose sequence was determined by combining high-throughput sequencing and RLM-RACE ap...
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In this study, antioxidant, oxidant, antimicrobial activity and heavy metal contents of Morchella esculenta (L.) Pers. mushroom collected from Konya (Turkey) province were determined. Antioxidant and oxidant values were determined by using Rel Assay TAS and TOS kits. Element contents were determined by AAS (atomic absorption spectroscopy). Antimicr...
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The current study was carried out based on fungi specimens collected from Rhus coriaria in Bolu province in July 2018. As a result of field and laboratory studies, Synnemasporella aculeans (Schwein.) X.L. Fan & J.D.P. Bezerra (Synnemasporellaceae) was reported for the first time from Turkey at species, genus and family level and Rhus coriaria was r...
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Virus populations of ectomycorrhizal fungi remain poorly studied. In the present study, we characterized a new partitivirus isolated from the basidiomycetous, ectomycorrhizal fungus Hygrophorus penarioides, named “Hygrophorus penarioides partitivirus 1” (HpPV1). The whole genome of HpPV1, determined by merging deep sequencing and RLM-RACE approache...
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The present study is based on moss specimens collected from several urban habitats in Ankara University Beşevler 10. Yıl Campus in the year 2019. As a result of identifications of 94 bryophyte specimens collected from the campus area, a total of 28 species belonging to 7 families and 17 genera were determined. Six of them are new record for B7 grid...
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Aim of the study: The current study aims to contribute Turkish powdery mildews by adding newly recorded fungus. Area of study: The northern slopes of Derebağ waterfall was the study area located within the borders of Derebağ Town (Yahyalı/Kayseri/Turkey) district in the northeast of Aladağlar. Material and methods: Infected maple specimens were col...
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Mushrooms are very important natural source of foods and medicines. More than 600 mushroom species are used for food or medicine due to their pharmacologically active substances and essential nutrients. Medicinal mushroms are those which produce medically active compounds and they have been used as medicine since ancient time. Because of its suitab...
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Tuber samples were collected from Kırklareli province on the 10 th of August 2020 and they are identified by implementing both traditional methods and molecular phylogenetic analysis using the rDNA sequences including Internal Transcribed Spacer (ITS) and 28S Ribosomal Large Subunit (LSU) regions. By taking into account the high sequence similarity...
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In this study, sixty-one species of Powdery mildew (Erysiphales) in Aladağlar and Bolkar mountains were determined. The research was carried out between 2013 and 2016. The sixty-one species of Powdery mildew were observed from 37 family, 83 genera and 94 host species and make a contribution to Turkish mycobiota.
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Mushrooms have been used extensively, owing to their nutritional and medicinal value, for thousands of years. This study designed for the determine of antioxidant and antimicrobial potential of two edible mushrooms Armillaria mellea (Vahl) P.Kumm. and Macrolepiota procera (Scop.) Singer. Antioxidant activity was detected method by DPHH free radical...
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Viruses hosted by ectomycorrhizal fungi remain poorly studied. In this study, we detected eight new fungal viruses co-infecting a single isolate of the hypogeous ectomycorrhizal fungus Picoa juniperi using high-throughput sequencing. Phylogenetic analysis of one identified virus abbreviated as PjMTV1 revealed its closest relatives as members of the...
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Türkiye’de “kuzugöbeği” olarak bilinen Morchella cinsi, Türkiye’nin de içinde bulunduğu birçok ülkede yoğun olarak tüketilmekte ve bilimsel olarak da üzerindeki ilgiyi her zaman korumaktadır. Bu mantar cinsinde yapılan sistematik çalışmalar popülerliğini sürdürmekte, yeni türler tanımlanmakta ve sinonimler belirlenmektedir. Sunulan bu çalışmada da...
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The aim of this study is to analyze Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn, Co, Cd, Pb, and Ni contents of Cyclocybe cylindracea, Armillaria mellea, Bjerkandera adusta, Rheubarbariboletus armeniacus, Coprinellus disseminatus, C. micaceus, C. comatus, Inonotus hispidus, Lepista nuda, Leucoagaricus leucothites, Pleurotus ostreatus, Cerioporus squamosus, Schizophyllum commun...
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Amatoxins, most of which are hepatotoxic, can cause fatal intoxication. While mushrooms in the amatoxin-containing Galerina genus are rare, they can poison humans and animals worldwide. Few studies have profiled the toxicity of Galerina marginata. In addition, many studies indicate that macrofungi can have different characteristics in different reg...
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Modern people have increased their living standards due to the development of technology. However, health problems have increased with increasing living standards. Efforts to return to nature and natural products such as herbal drugs, medicinal mushrooms and traditional medicine practices have become popular. Medical mushrooms, which have an import...
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In this study, the total antioxidant and total oxidant status of Stereum ostrea (Blume & T. Nees) Fr. were determined. Besides, phenolic contents and element levels were determined. In this context, antioxidant (TAS) and oxidant status (TOS) were determined using Rel Assay kits. Phenolic contents were scanned using the HPLC device. Element levels w...
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Mushrooms are rich sources of organic nutrients (especially proteins). However, they can excessively accumulate metals in their fruiting bodies that pose a risk to human health. The aim of this study was the determination of Cd, Co, Cu, Fe, Mn, Ni, Pb, and Zn contents, daily intake, and health risk index values of some mushroom species collected fr...
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Macrofungi are good food resources, which have not only medicinal properties but are nutritive as well. For centuries they have been used for preventing several diseases including cancer, hypercholesterolemia and hypertension. They are also known to present antimicrobial activity, thus the aim of the present study is to put forward antimicrobial ac...
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Objective: Many drug discovery have used nature as an inspiration for the design of naturel products like compound classes. From ancient times edible mushrooms have been used both as food and medicine. People living in Turkey widely consume Suillus luteus (L.) Roussel wild edible mushrooms In this study, we were investigated antioxidant, antimicrob...
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Members of the family Partitiviridae are reported from a variety of fungal and plant taxa. After dsRNA-preparation, deep sequencing, and bioinformatics, we here reveal the existence of various divergent partitiviruses co-infecting the ectomycorrhizal fungus Sarcosphaera coronaria, symbiotically associated with the pine species Pinus brutia in Turke...
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Mushrooms are important natural resources in natural ecosystems. They have been used for centuries as a means of food, medicine and religious rituals for humans. In this study, total antioxidant status (TAS), total oxidant status (TOS), oxidative stress index (OSI) and Cr, Cu, Mn, Fe, Ni, Cd, Pb and Zn contents of edible mushroom Suillus granulatus...
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The purpose of this research was to identify Rustroemia samples from Bolu province (Turkey) on June 22, 2019. The samples were identified based on both conventional and molecular methods (ITS region of the rDNA). By considering the high sequence similarity of the collected samples (Akata 7020) with Rutstroemia elatina (Alb. & Schwein.) Rehm, the re...
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The current study was conducted based on Mycenastrum samples collected from Muğla province (Turkey) on September 12, 2019. The samples were identified based on both conventional methods and ITS rDNA region-based molecular phylogeny. By taking into account the high sequence similarity between the collected samples (ANK Akata & Altuntas 551) and Myce...
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Ankara University Beşevler 10. Yıl Campus (formerly known as Tandoğan Campus) is located in Beşevler locality of Çankaya district (Ankara). The campus, located at an elevation between 850 and 870 meters above the sea level, consist of a total surface area of roughly 20 hectares. The current study was conducted on lichenized fungi samples collected...
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Zehirli mantarlarda veya mantar ile zehirlenmis kisilerde immünokromatografik kart ile alfa amanitin teshisi veya yarı kantitatif tayini ile ilgilidir. Immunokromatografik kartın özelligi test çizgisi materyalinin alfa amanitin içermesi, konjugat pedinin kolloidal altınla konjuge edilmis alfa amanitin monoklonal antikoru içermesi, ve kontrol çizgis...
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Ankara University Beşevler 10. Yıl Campus (formerly known as Tandoğan Campus) is situated in Beşevler neighborhood of Çankaya district, at an elevation between 850 and 870 meters above the sea level. The area covers a total surface area of approximately 20 hectares and contains more than 350 plant species, of which roughly 150 are in tree and shrub...
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Bacterial drug resistance is one of the most common problems of last several decades and it continues to delay the treatment of bacterial infections. Efflux pumps, which are one of the factors causing this resistance, prevent the drug from being kept inside the cell. Thus, the drug released outside the cell by the bacteria, and it cannot exhibit it...
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The present study reports macrofungi specimens collected from Şemdinli and Yüksekova districts (Hakkari) between 2014 and 2016. As a result of field and laboratory studies, 197 species were identified. Together with the previously reported six species, 203 species belonging to two division, 48 families and 97 genera were listed from the study area....
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A fungal extract obtained from an edible species (Tricholoma terreum) was used to produce chitosan-based films. Fungal extracts were analyzed using HPLC and chitosan-based films were characterized with FT-IR, SEM, DSC and TGA analysis. High phenolic content was found in the fungal extracts using HPLC. FT-IR results showed that fungal extracts were...