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Table 6 Proximate composition (on dry basis %) and mineral profile (mg/100 g) of harvested wild P. ostreatus from different locations in Ondo and Ekiti States

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

Fungi Moisture Ash Crude fiber Fat Protein CHO K Na Mg Ca Fe Zn
POAL 8.10b ± 0.13 6.26a ± 0.57 23.00b ± 0.25 0.95a ± 0.10 17.30a ± 0.32 44.80c ± 0.54 93.80b ± 8.21 0.93a ± 0.04 48.62b ± 1.30 50.30c ± 1.86 22.80a ± 0.94 13.89a ± 0.58
POIT 10.19c ± 0.16 9.17c ± 0.40 24.85c ± 0.39 1.77c ± 0.67 22.65c ± 0.39 33.27b ± 0.14 148.90c ± 18.70 3.01b ± 0.03 79.20c ± 2.06 40.90a ± 1.00 81.03e ± 1.04 43.00b ± 0.30
POID 7.30a ± 0.05 8.45b ± 0.02 19.50a ± 0.38 1.70c ± 0.05 17.90a ± 0.44 44.80c ± 0.51 221.06e ± 15.11 2.91b ± 0.00 111.40e ± 22.0 80.59d ± 0.81 67.77d ± 0.14 25.89bc ± 0.90
POUS 10.05c ± 0.74 7.80b ± 0.55 25.04c ± 0.09 0.85a ± 0.01 24.07d ± 0.66 30.06a ± 0.33 181.50d ± 23.90 1.78a ± 0.04 104.78d ± 17.0 58.80b ± 4.88 26.10b ± 0.10 32.80b ± 1.45
POAE 7.90a ± 0.03 8.31b ± 0.44 19.05a ± 0.30 1.08b ± 0.25 18.36ab ± 0.23 45.10c ± 0.53 71.08a ± 9.04 4.05c ± 0.01 27.00a ± 2.89 101.78e ± 6.05 34.84c ± 1.09 10.71a ± 1.90
  1. Values are mean ± standard deviation (SD) of replicates (n = 3)
  2. Means with the same superscript letters down the column are not significantly different (p ≤ 0.05)
  3. POAL: P. ostreatus from Ala quarters in Akure; POIT: P. ostreatus from Igbatoro Road in Akure; POID: P. ostreatus from Ido-Ekiti; POUS: P. ostreatus from Usi-Ekiti; and POAE: P. ostreatus from Ado-Ekiti; CHO: carbohydrates