No. Mushroom Type Fe Zn Cu Mn
1 P.ostreatus 72.7 ± 3.49e 61.8 ± 1.16d 11.1 ± 0.58g,h 1.72 ± 0.15f
2 L.edodes 98.0 ± 1.29e 80.9 ± 0.94b 12.2 ± 0.73g 10.8 ± 0.40d,e,f
3 A.bisporus#1 63.2 ± 0.05e 81.5 ± 0.28b 39.0 ± 0.46b 2.95 ± 0.10f
4 A. bisporus#2 32.5 ± 0.92e 26.6 ± 1.74g 8.59 ± 0.29h 1.46 ± 0.36f
5 A.campestris 1679.5 ± 23.94c 87.6 ± 0.89a 33.6 ± 0.96c 59.2 ± 1.07b
6 L.sulphureus 168.9 ± 11.1e 38.8 ± 1.06f 5.69 ± 0.77i 0.96 ± 0.01f
7 T.clypeatus 406.8 ± 7.70d,e 76.9 ± 0.54c 45.9 ± 0.43a 13.4 ± 0.31d,e
8 T.microcarpus#1 6835.9 ± 1925a 61.3 ± 8.06d 10.9 ± 1.78g,h 138.6 ± 10.6a
9 T.aurantiacus 1378.4 ± 114c,d 44.0 ± 1.69e 14.8  ± 0.82f 3.73 ± 0.74e,f
10 T. microcarpus #2 3192.4 ± 336.8b 84.4 ± 4.83a,b 8.78 ± 0.57h 25.7 ± 2.75c
11 T.letestui 1265.7 ± 55.6c,d 74.9 ± 0.56c 20.5 ± 0.74e 19.9 ± 0.64c,d
12 T. sp 6517.5 ± 83.9a 74.3 ± 0.33c 23.9 ± 0.89d 64.2  ± 3.08b
♦ 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 2: Minor minerals content (mg/kg) of cultivated and wild edible mushrooms collected from Ethiopia in dry basis.