Experientia

, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 54–56

Preformed azulene pigments ofLactarius indigo (Schw.) Fries (Russulaceae, Basidiomycetes)

  • A. D. Harmon
  • K. H. Weisgraber
  • U. Weiss
Specialia

DOI: 10.1007/BF02003967

Cite this article as:
Harmon, A.D., Weisgraber, K.H. & Weiss, U. Experientia (1980) 36: 54. doi:10.1007/BF02003967

Summary

The structure of a new naturally-occurring azulene, 1-stearoyloxymethylene-4-methyl-7-isopropenylazulene, obtained from an acetone extract of the blue mushroomLactarius indigo, has been determined by chemical and spectral methods.

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© Birkhäuser Verlag 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. Harmon
    • 1
  • K. H. Weisgraber
    • 1
  • U. Weiss
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of Chemical PhysicsNational Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism and Digestive DiseasesBethesdaUSA
  2. 2.National Heart, Lung, and Blood InstituteBethesdaUSA