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Table 1 Frequency of occurrence of different fungal isolates in the skin and mesocarp of Burny and Khenizi date cultivars

From: Illumina MiSeq sequencing analysis of fungal diversity in stored dates

  Burny Khenizi
Species Mesocarp Skin Mesocarp Skin
Penicillium griseofulvum* 42.132 40.873 12.511 26.625
Alternaria sp 1.698 20.16 40.983 0.168
Aspergillus tubingensis* 7.344 1.105 1.299 37.294
Fusarium sp 8.056 0.077 14.909 2.366
Cladosporium cladosporioides 3.07 16.768 2.421 1.823
Pichia kudriavzevii* 0 1.44 0.99 16.474
Rozella sp 0 0.004 16.612 0
Cochliobolus sp 10.004 0.002 0 5.143
Unknown 1 3.184 7.221 0.635 0.504
Ramularia eucalypti* 8.891 0 0 0.688
Neosartorya pseudofischeri* 5.848 0.572 0.953 0.129
Unknown 2 7.004 0 0 0.048
Sterigmatomyces elviae* 0 5.651 0 0
Meyerozyma guilliermondii* 0 0.181 2.587 2.227
Acremonium implicatum* 1.432 1.58 0.761 0
Cladosporium perangustum* 1.296 1.385 0.209 0.471
Zygoascus meyerae* 0 0.002 0.319 2.243
Unknown 3 0 0.134 1.786 0
Candida tropicalis* 0 0 0 1.195
Eurotium amstelodami 0 0 1.174 0
Pichia sp 0 0 0.014 1.001
Cephaliophora tropica* 0 0 0 0.723
Unknown 4 0 0.513 0 0
Exophiala oligosperma* 0 0.432 0.049 0
Penicillium pinophilum* 0 0.438 0 0
Cladosporium sphaerospermum* 0 0.428 0 0
Alternaria alternata 0.001 0.4 0.001 0.003
Aspergillus versicolor 0 0 0.32 0.065
Unknown 5 0 0 0.376 0
Unknown 6 0 0 0.356 0
Hannaella sinensis* 0 0 0.335 0
Aspergillus flavus 0 0.266 0 0.057
Unknown 7 0 0 0 0.221
Nigrospora sp 0 0 0 0.192
Myrothecium inundatum* 0 0.177 0 0
Acremonium sp 0 0 0.136 0
Unknown 8 0 0 0.118 0
Trichoderma asperellum* 0 0 0.109 0.008
Penicillium citrinum* 0.041 0.003 0.032 0.008
Cladosporium sp 0 0.076 0 0
Kodamaea ohmeri* 0 0 0 0.073
Unknown 9 0 0 0 0.068
Zygosaccharomyces rouxii* 0 0.053 0 0.005
Rhodosporidium kratochvilovae* 0 0 0 0.052
Symbiotaphrina kochii* 0 0 0 0.05
Unknown 10 0 0.046 0 0.003
Cryptococcus albidus* 0 0 0 0.036
Candida pimensis* 0 0 0 0.015
Phoma sp 0 0.01 0 0
Melanocarpus albomyces* 0 0 0 0.008
Rhodotorula mucilaginosa* 0 0 0 0.008
Wallemia sebi* 0 0 0 0.006
Penicillium corylophilum 0 0.004 0 0
Unknown 11 0 0 0.002 0
  1. Species in bold are reported in this study for the first time in Oman, while species with (*) symbol are reported for the first time on date fruits. Unknown fungi could not be resolved to the species level. Full data are available through this link http://rtlgenomics.com/ (Project ID: Al-Sadi 4317 Fungal)