Antitumorous properties of Ukraine’s macromycetes

  • Z. V. Korzh Zhitomir National Agroecological University
Keywords: antitumor properties, biologically active matter, efficiency, Ukraine’s macromycetes


The paper present an analysis of the latest domestic and  foreign investigation into medicinal properties of biologically active matter of Ukraine’s edible  makromycetes, which can be used in prophylaxis and treatment for oncological diseases. Рleurotus ostreatus Fr. Kumm., Phallus impudicus (L.)Pers. и Flammulina velutipes (Fr.) Sing. have proved to be the most efficient and perspective for their biologically active matter can successfully complete with that of well-known  Lentinus edodes and Agaricus blazey Murill. 


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How to Cite
Korzh, Z. V. (2019). Antitumorous properties of Ukraine’s macromycetes. Farmatsevtychnyi Zhurnal, (2), 3-9. Retrieved from