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Mushroom flora and associated insect fauna in Nsukka Urban, Enugu State, Nigeria

LE Onyishi, GC Onyishi

Abstract


The mushroom flora and associated insect pests of mushrooms in Nsukka urban was studied. The abundance of mushrooms from sampled communites is indicaed with the family, Agaricaceae predominating “out of home” environment yielded more mushrooms (4.62) than the homestead environment (3.26). Insect pests associated with different mushrooms were Megasela aganic Musca domestica Pygmaephorous stercola Paychybolus ligulatus and Drosophilla melanogester among others.

Keywords: Mushroom, Pest, environment




http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ari.v5i1.48714
AJOL African Journals Online