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Bachelor of Arts
Mycoremediation is a cost-effective and environmentally friendly alternative to conventional wastewater and drinking water treatment, as well as other environmental remediation methods. This project will design a mycofiltration system using mushroom species T. versicolor and P. ostreatus. Water from a section of the Crum Creek, located in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, U.S.A, will be sampled and filtered through this system to remove Escherichia coli (E. coli). The mycofiltered water will be compared to the Environmental Protection Agency standards for E. coli concentrations in recreational and drinking water to measure how effective T. versicolor or P. ostreatus may be at removing E. coli present in freshwater drinking sources.
Hill, Kennedy M. , '23, "The Potential for Mycofiltration of E. coli Pollution in the Crum Creek using T. versicolor and P. ostreatus" (2023). Senior Theses, Projects, and Awards. 285.