Bangladesh Journal of Mushroom
Strengthening Mushroom Development Project
Volume: 4, Number: 2

Published by :  :

Saleh Ahmed 

Project Director

Strengthening Mushroom Development Project

    National Mushroom Development and Extension Centre

Department of Agricultural Extension, Ministry of Agriculture

Sobhanbag, Savar, Dhaka.

Printed by  :

Bersha (Pvt) Ltd.

8/3, Babupura, Nilkhet, Dhaka-1215

Phone: 8617158, 8611433



Key title  :

Bangladesh Journal of Mushroom

Abbreviated key title  : Bangladesh J. Mushroom
Subscription rates  :

Individual : Tk. 100.00

(each issue)                 Institution : Tk. 200.00


Board of Editors
Strengthening Mushroom Development Project


Saleh Ahmed

Project Director

Strengthening Mushroom Development Project (SMDP)

Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE), Ministry of Agriculture (MoA)

National Mushroom Development and Extension Centre (NAMDEC)

Sobhanbag, Savar, Dhaka

Strengthening Mushroom Development Project

Md. Shahidul Islam, Ph.D.

Director (Rtd.), Field  Service Division

DAE, MoA, Khamarbari

Farmgate, Dhaka

Ismail Hossain Mian, Ph. D.

Professor, Department of Plant Pathology

Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural University (BSMRAU) Salna, Gazipur

Abul Khair, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Botany

Jahangirnagar University (JU)

Savar, Dhaka-1342

M. Mofazzal Hossain, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Horticulture

BSMRAU, Salna, Gazipur

Md. Shahdat Hossain, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, JU

Savar, Dhaka-1342

Md. Mustafizur Rahman, Ph.D.

Deputy Chief (Planning)

Ministry of Agriculture

Bangladesh Secretariat, Dhaka

Kamal Uddin Ahmed, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Biochemistry,

Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka-1207

Md. Nuhu Alam, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Botany, JU

Savar, Dhaka-1342


Notice to Authors
Strengthening Mushroom Development Project

The Bangladesh Journal of Mushroom is an international Mushroom research and review journal, published in June and December of each year. National Mushroom Development and Extension Centre welcomes original research articles on Mushrooms. The articles must be not previously or simultaneously published or under consideration for publication in any other scientific journal. Both full-length papers and short communications will be considered for publication.


Preparation of Manuscript

Manuscripts should be written in English, typed on one side of good quality A4 size papers with double space leaving wide margins (left and top 3.5 cm, right and bottom 3.0 cm)) preferable in Times New Roman in or advance windows version. The manuscript should be presented sequentially as Title, Abstract, Key words, Introduction, Materials and Methods, Results and Discussion, Acknowledgments (if any) and References. Table(s) and Figure(s) should be attached in separate sheets, but those should be referred sequentially in the text. Numerical result should be presented in the form of either tables or figures.


Title page should bear the title of the article, name of author(s) with address(es). The corresponding author should be highlighted with telephone, fax and e-mail address if available.


Title : The title must be informative, brief and specific.


Abstract: The abstract (preferably within 150 words) should follow immediately after the title in the first page.


Keywords: Appropriate key words (not exceeding seven) consistent with the title should be presented after the abstract.


Tables: Tables with appropriate title should conform to the page size avoiding vertical lines.


Illustrations and photographs: Illustrations (with appropriate scales) including diagrams and graphs in the text should be as 'Figure'. Good quality printed illustration should be on separate sheets with the author’s name. Short title and proper caption should be written on the back side.


Citations and References: Citations should include author(s) and year of publication. Items in the reference list should be referred to in the text by inserting inside parentheses, the year of publication after  the author’s name. If there are more than two authors, the first author should be cited followed by ‘et al.’. The names of all authors, however, would appear in the reference list. References should be arranged alphabetically according to the first author. In the case of citing more than one paper of the same author(s) in the same year, the papers should be distinguished by suffixing of a small letter, e. g. Amin (2001a), Amin (2001b).


Example of References


Hossain, M. M. & Ahmed, H. U. 1988. Rhizoctonia leaf spot of cotton, a new record in Bangladesh. Bangladesh J. Agric. 13(4): 275-276.

Molla, A. H.,  Shamsuddin, Z. H., Halimi, M. S., Morzia, M. & Puteh, A. B. 2001. Potential for enhancement of root growth and nodulation of soybean co-inoculcated with Azoispirillum and Bradyrhizobium in laboratory systems.  Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 33: 457-463.


Gomez, K. A. & Gomez, A. A. 1984. Statistical Procedures of Agricultural Research, 2nd ed., John Wiley and Sons, Singapore. p. 21.

Roberts, D. W. 1980. Toxins of entomopathogenic fungi. In : Microbial control of Pests and Plant Diseases (Ed) H. D. Burgess, New York Academic Press. pp. 441-463.



Ten copies of the reprints without cover of the published paper will be supplied to the correspondent author free of charge.       


Submission of the manuscript

All correspondence should be addressed to the Editor-in-Chief as follows. Two copies of the manuscript are required for submission. The authors are requested to take proper measures for preparation of the revised manuscript after reviewer’s comments. Revised manuscript (after referee’s as well as editor’s comments) in duplicate along with electronic version (in properly labeled diskette exactly same as hard copy) and the referee's remarked original manuscript is to be submitted to:


Saleh Ahmed


Bangladesh Journal of Mushroom


Project Director

Strengthening Mushroom Development Project

National Mushroom Development and Extension Centre

Sobhanbag, Savar, Dhaka

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Fax: 880-2-7710646



The author must declare the originality of their research activities as well as the manuscript (partial/full) in clear statement that the article(s) have not yet been published nor submitted for publication elsewhere. The declaration should be made by signature in prescribed form by all authors and have to be sent at the time of submission of revised manuscript.




Table of Contents
Strengthening Mushroom Development Project

Slno. Journal Title Page range
1 Md. Bazlul Karim Choudhury, Ferdousi Rahman Mowsumi, A. J. Kakon, Md. Shahdat Hossain and M. Shahabuddin Kabir Choudhuri- Oyster Mushroom Ameliorates Lipid Profile of Bangladeshi Women during Ramadan Fast 1-8
2 Nasrat Jahan Shelly, Saleh Ahmed, Abdus Salam Khan, Mahbuba Moonmoon, A. J. Kakon and Nirod Chandra Sarker- Effects of Amount of Rice Straw on the Growth and Yield of Pleurotus cystidiosus 9-14
3 Bimal Chandra Dey, M. Mofazzal Hossain, Abdul Mannan Akanda, M. Kamruzzaman, Mohammad Zakaria and Nirod Chandra Sarker- Performance of Different Casing Materials on the Yield Attributes and Yield of White Button Mushroom 15-20
4 M. R. Ali, M. S. Hoque, K. U. Ahmed and M. H. Rahman- Effect of Wheat Bran Supplements with Sugarcane Bagasse on the Yield and Proximate Composition of Pleurotus ostreatus 21-26
5 Mafruhi Sattar, Alok Kumar Paul, M. Reshma Khatun, Paritosh Chakma, Azizur Rahman and Nirod Chandra Sarker- Effect of Hot Water Extract of Calocybe indica on Acute Metabolic Study 27-34
6 Runa Masuma, Alok Kumar Paul, Santu Kumar Singha, Ishtiaque Ahmed Chowdhury,  Shuvagata Kahali and Nirod Chandra Sarker-An Acute Metabolic Study and Neuropharmacologic Findings of Pleurotus ostreatus on Rat 35-44

M. M. Nuruddin, M. H. Rahman, K. U. Ahmed, A. Hossain and N. Sultana- Effect of Cow Dung Supplements with Rice Straw on the Yield and Proximate Composition of Pleurotus ostreatus


Kysun Rafat Howlader, Nirod Chandra Sarker, Abdus Salam Khan, Mahbuba Moonmoon, A. J. Kakon and Saleh Ahmed- Comparative Study on the Growth and Yield of Pleurotus cystidiosus on Different Substrates


Bimal Chandra Dey, M. Mofazzal Hossain, Abdul Mannan Akanda, M. Kamruzzaman, Mohammad Zakaria and Nirod Chandra Sarker- Effect of Manganese Chloride as Post Composting Supplement on the Yield of White Button Mushroom


Mohammad Anwar Hossain, Abul Khair and Saleh Ahmed- Occurence of  Coprinus lagopus (Fr.): A Potential Weed Fungus as a Contaminant of  Mushroom Cultivation in Bangladesh