Table 4: Status of white rot fungi in decolorization of textile dyes.

Sr. numberWhite rot fungiDyes decolorizedSystem employedReferences

1Anthracophyllum discolor Reactive orange 165Complex pellet[30]
2Cordyceps militaris MTCC 3936Reactive green 19, reactive yellow 18, reactive red 31, reactive red 74, and reactive black 8Cell-free supernatantThis study
3Datronia sp. KAP10039Reactive blue 19 (RB 19) and reactive black 5 (RB5)Fungal pellet[31]
4Fomes fomentarius Solophenyl red 3BLLaccase enzyme[24]
5Ganoderma sp.Congo red, rhodamine 6G, and malachite greenSpore suspension[32]
6G. australe, G. applanatum,and G. resinaceum Remazol brilliant blue R (RBBR), orange G, Novacron yellow S-3R, amaranth, erionyl blue (A-R), and terasil navy S-2GLWhole cell inoculum[33]
7L. edodes AMRL 119, L. edodes AMRL 12,and L. edodes AMRL 122Remazol brilliant blue R (RBBR), orange G, amaranth, erionyl blue (A-R), and terasil navy S-2GLWhole cell inoculum[33]
8Poria sp.Congo red, rhodamine 6G, and malachite greenSpore suspension[32]
9Pleurotus ostreatus Azo blue and malachite greenLaccase enzyme, whole cells[14, 34]
10P. ostreatus IBL-02Reactive dye 222Spore suspension[35]
11P. ostreatus AMRL 135, P. ostreatus AMRL 136, P. ostreatus AMRL 137, P. pulmonarius AMRL 177,and P. pulmonarius AMRL 179Remazol brilliant blue R (RBBR), orange G, Novacron yellow S-3R, amaranth, erionyl blue (A-R), and terasil navy S-2GLWhole cell inoculum[33]
12P. sajor-caju Navy Hexie, red GF, and blue B 133Spore suspension[36]
13Phanerochaete chrysosporiumand P. chrysosporium IBL-03Navy Hexie, red GF, and blue B 133, Amido black 10B and reactive dye 222Spore suspension, fungal mycelium[32, 35, 37]
14S. commune IBL-06Solar brilliant red 80Whole cell inoculum[25]
15Trametes sp.Congo red, rhodamine 6G, and malachite greenSpore suspension[32]