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Table 4 Preference ranking of eight edible mushroom species consumed in in Kilum-Ijim forest, North West Region, Cameroon

From: Ethnomycological study in the Kilum-Ijim mountain forest, Northwest Region, Cameroon

Mushroom species Respondents Score Rank
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9   
Termitomyces striatus 7 5 4 6 5 8 4 6 4 49 4th
Termitomyces sp.1 7 6 7 8 7 5 6 9 9 64 1st
Polyporus tenuiculus 5 5 6 4 3 5 2 5 4 39 8th
Termitomyces microcarpus 9 8 6 5 8 4 7 8 5 60 2nd
Auricularia polytricha 8 7 5 3 8 3 4 6 3 47 5th
Laetiporus sulphureus 9 6 5 3 4 5 2 7 3 44 6th
Polyporus dictyopus 6 5 7 4 3 6 2 5 4 42 7th
Termitomyces sp. 2 6 4 8 7 5 8 7 4 6 55 3rd