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- Illman, B.L.; Yang, V.W.; Ferge, L.A.
- United States Department of Agriculture patents 2004 no.US 6,727,087 B2
- patents; USDA; preservative treated wood; decay fungi; inoculum; fungicide resistance; biodegradation; bioremediation; pentachlorophenol; wood preservatives; waste wood; new methods; United States
- ... A method for degrading and/or bioremediating waste wood containing pentachlorephenol (penta) using a fungal inoculum is disclosed. The fungal inoculum comprises of at least one penta-tolerant fungi, a lignocellulosic substrate and a nutrient supplement. The fungal inoculum is applied to the waste wood and maintained in an aerated and hydrated environment having temperature conditions sufficient to ...