Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1980, 45, 2710-2713

Triterpenes and steroids from ganoderma applanatum

Jiří Protivaa, Hana Skorkovskáa, Jiří Urbanb and Alois Vystrčila

a Department of Organic Chemistry, Charles University, 128 40 Prague 2
b Institute of Microbiology, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, 142 20 Prague 4


Five already described triterpenes and steroids were isolated from the fungus Ganoderma applanatum. Its main components are friedelin, ergosta-7,22-dien-3-one and ergosta-7,22-dien-3β-ol, which are accompanied by small amounts of friedoolean-5-en-3-one and ergosterol. Palmitic acid is a further component.