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Table 1 Description of mushroom substrates, target species, scientific and common names

From: Identifying indigenous practices for cultivation of wild saprophytic mushrooms: responding to the need for sustainable utilization of natural resources

SubstrateScientific nameLocal NameLocal language
Grass waste or forest litterTermitomyces sp.obunegyere
obwisonkere
obubaala
Lukiga
Lusoga
Luganda
Cattle manureAgaricus sp.ensyabire
entyabire
Lukiga
Lusoga
Banana residue and spear grassVolvariella speciosaakasukusukuLuganda
Sorghum wastePleurotus sp.OysterEnglish
Maize wasteAgaricus sp.UnnamedN/A
Deadwood from hardwood treesAgrocybe sp.emponziraLusoga