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Table 2 Major mineral contents (g/100 g dry basis) and scores of wild edible mushrooms

From: Comparative nutrient composition of selected wild edible mushrooms from two agro-ecological zones, Uganda

Ms AE Potassium IMS Sodium IMS Calcium IMS Magnesium IMS Phosphorus IMS
1 H 2,530.1 (964)a 67 16.8 (8.48) 0.7 15.5 (4.03) 1.6 31.9 (29.9) 8.0 794.9 (0.1) 80
Sh 2,514.9 (955) 66 10.2 (4.46) 0.4 13.2 (2.2) 1.3 25.3 (8.29) 6.3 508 (2.83) 51
2 H 3,354.4 (12.5) 88 11.4 (0.64) 0.5 13.4 (0.77) 1.3 30.58 (0.75) 7.6 564.6 (2.9) 56
Sh 2,131.4 (71) 56 14.5 (0.07) 0.6 10.6 (0.52) 1.1 13.13 (0.91) 3.3 686.5 (0.2) 69
3 H 1,869.7 (214) 49 10.3 (14) 0.4 14.8 (0.74) 1.5 10.32 (0.35) 2.6 612.3 (0.2) 61
Sh 1,809.7 (13.9) 48 10.4 (0.8) 0.5 11.9 (0.15) 1.2 10.19 (0.25) 2.5 616 (7.071) 62
4 H 1,954.4 (107) 51 12.6 (1.7) 0.5 13.8 (0.7) 1.4 13.77 (2.86 3.4 840.5 (0.69) 84
Sh 2,212 (385) 58 16.6 (11.0) 0.7 12.3 (0.47) 1.2 13.05 (2.52) 3.3 512.5 (3.54) 51
5 H 3,196.4 (450) 81 16.1 (8.06) 0.7 12.8 (2.12) 1.3 7.14 (1.44) 1.8 612 (4.24) 61
Sh 2,939.1 (385) 77 15.8 (0.00) 0.7 13.8 (1.18) 1.4 9.18 (0.00) 2.3 782 (4.24) 78
  1. Mean ± SD of two duplicate. IMS represents individual mineral score of the mushroom species measured at recommended daily intake for physiological needs recommended by FND 2001. <100 score indicates lower mushroom mineral content; >20 score indicates relatively high levels of mineral content in a serving; 10-19 score indicates good mineral content in a serving; <10 indicates poor source of that particular mineral in a serving.
  2. AE agro-ecological zone, H humid, Sh sub-humid.
  3. aFigures in parentheses are standard deviations of means; Ms mushroom species; 1, Termitomyces tyleranus; 2, Polyporous tenuiculus; 3, Termitomyces clypeatus; 4, Termitomyces microcarpus; 5, Volvariella speciosa.