Study of Fungi in Three Different Types of Media

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All three fungi, Pleurotus pulmonarius, Pycnoporus sanguineus and Trichoderma sp. were grown in three different type of media MEA, PDA and GYMP under conditions of pH 5.5 and temperature of 27. Based on the graphs, Pleurotus pulmonarius grew faster in the medium of MEA followed by GYMP and PDA. Pycnoporus sanguineus and Trichoderma sp. grew faster in MEA medium as well but followed by PDA and then GYMP. The accumulative growth for Pleurotus pulmonarius in MEA medium is 2.11875, PDA medium is 1.393333, and GYMP is 2.166666667. The accumulative growth for Pycnoporus sanguineus in MEA medium is 2.247916667, PDA medium is 2.475, and GYMP is 2.348333333. The accumulative growth for Trichoderma sp in MEA medium is about 2.64 ( 2.641666667) cm, PDA medium is about 2.53 (2.529166667) cm, and GYMP is about 2.85 (2.852777778) cm. In triplicates of Pleurotus pulmonarius, white mycelium colonies were formed in both MEA and PDA media, but white and orange colony were observed in GYMP medium. The MEA medium causes Pleurotus pulmonarius to form dense mycelia, but less dense in media PDA and GYMP. Totally, none of the media contributed to sporulation from Pleurotus pulmonarius and moreover, in MEA medium, it took 6 days for it to grow to the maximum length provided while the GYMP medium, it took 7 days. As for the PDA medium, even after 7 days, it did not reach the maximum length of the petri dish. For Pycnoporus sanguineus, orange and white colonies is formed in all three media. This
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