Decolorization of pulp paper mill effluent by pleurotus sajorcaju

Pleurotus sajorcaju MTCC-141 procured from Microbial Type Culture Collection Centre and Gene Bank, Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh has been used for color removal from paper mill effluent. The paper mill effluent amended with basal medium supports the growth of Pleurotus sajorcaju and removes the colour.