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Table 4 Evaluation of the antagonistic effect of the different mushroom extracts against the indicator microorganisms

From: In vitro assessment of multipotential therapeutic importance of Hericium erinaceus mushroom extracts using different solvents

Test organism Inhibition zone diameter (mm)
Water Ethanol Acetonitrile Acetone Chloroform Ethyl acetate
Gram-negative bacterium Gentamycin 4 µg (positive control)
 Enterobacter cloaca 15 15 12 13 17 16
  S. typhimurium 10 9 11 12
Gram-positive bacterium Gentamycin 4 µg (positive control)
  MRSA 8
  S. mutans 8 10 9 11 12
Yeast Ketoconazole 100 µg (positive control)
  Candida lipolytica 9 10