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Table 1 Colony diameter and sporulation time of tea-derived fungi on theobromine agar medias

From: 3-Methylxanthine production through biodegradation of theobromine by Aspergillus sydowii PT-2

Tea-derived fungi Colony diameter (cm) Total diameter (cm) Day of sporulation
TAM-D TAM-N TAM-S TAM-T TAM-D TAM-N TAM-S TAM-T
A. niger PT-1 3.2 ± 0.1 2.9 ± 0.1 3.5 ± 0.1 1.0 ± 0.1 10.6 ± 0.3 4 5
A. sydowii PT-2 4.0 ± 0.2 3.3 ± 0.1 4.5 ± 0.1 1.8 ± 0.1 13.7 ± 0.4 5 4
A. pallidofulvus PT-3 2.2 ± 0.2 1.2 ± 0.2 2.6 ± 0.1 0 6.0 ± 0.4
A. sesamicola PT-4 2.2 ± 0.1 2.1 ± 0.5 2.4 ± 0.2 0.5 ± 0.1 7.2 ± 0.2 5 4
P. mangini PT-5 1.6 ± 0.1 1.5 ± 0.2 2.1 ± 0.1 0 5.2 ± 0.4
A. ustus PT-6 3.5 ± 0.1 2.7 ± 0.1 4.0 ± 0.2 1.8 ± 0.1 12.0 ± 0.2 4 5 4
A. tamarii PT-7 5.6 ± 0.2 4.6 ± 0.2 6.0 ± 0.2 3.0 ± 0.3 19.1 ± 0.4 3 4 2 4
  1. TAM-D theobromine agar media with dextrose as carbon source, TAM-N theobromine agar media with ammonium sulphate as nitrogen source, TAM-S theobromine agar media with sucrose as carbon source, TAM-T theobromine agar media with theobromine as sole carbon and nitrogen source