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Table 2 Total bacterial and fungal count from harvested wild Pleurotus ostreatus and soil associated with their growth

From: Genetic diversity, microbiological study and composition of soil associated with wild Pleurotus ostreatus from different locations in Ondo and Ekiti States, Nigeria

Sample Wild P. ostreatus Soil around wild P. ostreatus
Bacteria (CFU g−1) Fungi (SFU g−1) Bacteria (CFU g−1) Fungi (SFU g−1)
1 1.20a × 104 1.50a × 103 1.70a × 107 5.00b × 106
2 1.60b × 104 2.60c × 103 2.30b × 107 5.30c × 107
3 2.40c × 104 2.00b × 103 5.40d × 107 6.90d × 106
4 4.70d × 105 3.40d × 104 6.10e × 108 7.40e × 107
5 4.50d × 105 2.50c × 103 4.10c × 108 4.80a × 107
  1. Values are mean of replicates (n = 5)
  2. Mean values with the same superscript letters along the column are not significantly different (p ≤ 0.05)
  3. 1: P. ostreatus and associated soil from Ala quarters; 2: P. ostreatus and associated soil from Igbatoro Road; 3: P. ostreatus and associated soil from Ido-Ekiti; and 4: P. ostreatus and associated soil from Usi-Ekiti. 5: P. ostreatus and associated soil from Ado-Ekiti