PJBMB 50 (3) Sep 2018

Fresh fruit bodies of T. versicolor was collected from its natural environment within the premises of University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria. A quantity of the mushroom (3.5 kg) was thoroughly washed and air dried for one (1) week in a clean dust free environment. The dried samples were ground into a fine smooth powder using Thomas Scientific, (Model 4) Wiley’s mill. Determination mineral elements and amino acid content.