No. Mushroom Type Total P Phytate P a Non phytate P b
mg/100g mg/100g % mg/100g %
1 P. ostreatus 250.0 ± 3.33 43.6 ± 3.38 17.4 206 ± 3.10 82.6
2 L. edodes 116.5 ± 1.75 29.2  ± 0.57 25.1 87.2 ± 1.55 74.9
3 A. bisporus #1 282.8 ± 3.33 67.9  ± 8.88 24.2 213.8 ± 11.7 75.8
4 A. bisporus #2 70.7 ± 3.45 8.86  ± 0.97 12.4 61.9 ± 2.80 87.6
5 A. campestris 214.0 ± 11.3 65.9  ± 7.10 31.0 148.1 ± 13.8 69.0
6 L. sulphureus 134.6 ± 3.56 41.3 ± 0.93 30.8 93.3 ± 4.27 69.2
7 T. clypeatus 265.3 ± 2.92 29.8 ± 3.50 11.2 235.5 ± 3.05 88.8
8 T. microcarpus #1 215.5 ± 20.9 33.5 ± 2.50 16.1 182.9 ± 23.4 83.9
9 T. aurantiacus 135.9 ± 0.07 NA   NA  
10 T. microcarpus #2 198.4 ± 10.9 52.3 ± 8.09 26.6 146.0 ± 14.7 73.4
11 T. letestui 208.5 ±6.08 27.5 ± 0.69 13.2 180.9 ± 5.71 86.8
12 T. sp 235.8 ±± 4.52 19.6 ± 0.37 8.3 216.2 ± 4.16 91.7
*NA=not analyzed
a=phytate phosphorous calculated by assuming phytate contains 28.18 % phosphorus (phytate *0.28)
b=non phytate phosphorous = total phosphorous - phytate phosphorous
Table 6: Concentration of phytate P and non phytate P cultivated and wild edible mushrooms collected from Ethiopia in dry basis.