Accession Number : AD0163643

Title :   Use of Absorptive Materials for the Production of Fungus Spores.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Cherry,Edward

Report Date : 26 OCT 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : The patent of a process for the production of fungus spores is described. It comprises inoculating a medium with fungus spores, aerobically incubating the inoculated medium until a maximum amount of fungal mycelia are produced, recovery of said mycelia from said medium, and placing of a layer of said mycelia upon a moistened absorptive surface, incubating at a temperature of about 25 to 30C and at a relative humidity of about 90 to 98 percent for a period of 1 to 4 days to achieve maximum sporulation, drying the sport containing substrate, and recovering said spores therefrom.

Descriptors :   (*SPORES, PRODUCTION), (*PATENTS, SPORES), (*FUNGI, SPORES), CULTURE MEDIA, TEMPERATURE, HUMIDITY

Subject Categories : Microbiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE