Review Article
Volume 4 Issue 9 - 2020
Do Mushrooms also Cause Cancer in Human?
Mohammad Shahid Masroor1*, Mohammad Salim2, Shagufta Parween3 and IP Prajapati2
1People’s College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, People’s Univ., Bhopal (M.P.), India
2Sanjay Gandhi Smriti Government Autonomous P.G. College, Sidhi, A.P.S. Univ., Rewa (M.P.), India
3All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhopal (M.P.) India
*Corresponding Author: Mohammad Shahid Masroor, People’s College of Dental Sciences and Research Center, People’s Univ., Bhopal (M.P.), India.
Received: November 14, 2020; Published: December 10, 2020


Mushrooms are not usually known to cause cancer. But this is a poignant truth that some of these poisonous mushrooms containing mycotoxins develop various ailments, diseases and even cancer in human. Peoples are unknowingly consuming the poisonous mushrooms as they are unable to identify them. It appears that no such integrated study has done so far in the past to make the people aware that how some of these mushrooms are toxic in developing cancer in human. The present paper deals with the study of some of these poisonous mushrooms containing mycotoxins causing several ailments, diseases and cancer in human.

Keywords:Mushrooms; Mycotoxins; Diseases and Cancer


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