The Mushroom Research Group investigates

  • Growth and nutritional properties of edible exotic mushrooms
  • Medicinal mushrooms for improved human health
  • Mushrooms applied as animal fodder 

Areas of Interest

Microbiology, Food Biotechnology, specialising in the characterisation of food-borne yeasts, their taxonomic status, ecological advantages or disadvantages and the possible application of these strains in the food industry.


Elfrieda Lötter: Marketing Manager
T: +27 51 401 2531

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