No. Mushroom Type Na K Ca Mg P
1 P.ostreatus 0.83 ± 0.17c,d,e 20.6 ± 0.15c,d 1.16 ± 0.06d 2.12 ± 0.02a 2.50 ± 0.03b,c
2 L.edodes 0.99 ± 0.00c,d,e 14.3 ± 0.17e 2.07 ± 0.12b,c 1.65 ± 0.05c 1.16 ± 0.02f
3 A.bisporus#1 0.77 ± 0.02d,e,f 23.7 ± 0.11c 2.24 ± 0.26b 1.92 ± 0.03b 2.82 ± 0.03a
4 A. bisporus#2 34.8 ± 0.12a 6.46 ± 0.02f 1.69 ± 0.24c 0.90  ± 0.04f 0.71 ± 0.03g
5 A.campestris 1.17 ± 0.17c,d 17.3 ± 0.60d,e 0.91 ± 0.08d,e 1.57 ± 0.04c 2.14 ± 0.11d,e
6 L.sulphureus 0.67 ± 0.17e,f 3.66 ± 0.16f 0.80 ± 0.08d,e 0.57 ± 0.00h 1.34 ± 0.04f
7 T.clypeatus 1.83 ± 0.44b 42.4 ± 0.28a 0.94 ± 0.08d,e 2.00 ± 0.01a,b 2.65 ± 0.03a,b
8 T.microcarpus#1 1.75 ± 0.14b 32.6 ± 3.42b 0.83 ± 0.18d,e 1.10 ± 0.11e 2.16 ± 0.21c
9 T.aurantiacus 0.49 ± 0.00e,f 22.1 ± 1.30c 6.45  ± 0.20a 1.30 ± 0.08d 1.36 ± 0.07f
10 T. microcarpus #2 1.33 ± 0.29b,c 29.5 ± 2.07b 0.89  ± 0.09d,e 1.06 ± 0.06e 1.98 ± 0.11e
11 T.letestui 0.41 ± 0.04f 22.8 ± 1.64c 0.55 ± 0.09e,f 0.73 ± 0.04g 2.08 ± 0.06e
12 T. sp 0.43 ± 0.01f 24.4 ± 0.01c 0.29 ± 0.01f 0.88 ± 0.03f,g 2.36 ± 0.05c,d
♦ Means followed by same letter in the same column are not significantly different (p>0.05)
♦ Data are mean + standard error of three parallel measurements (n=3)
Table 1: Major minerals content (mg/g) of cultivated and wild edible mushrooms collected from Ethiopia in dry basis.