TABLE 4

Carbon assimilation and growth characteristics of M. capitatus and S. clavata isolates at various temperatures

SpeciesNo. of isolates growing under the following conditions:
Carbon sourceTemp (°C)
CellobioseSalicinArbutin3037404545 to 25a
M. capitatus (n = 21)00021212100
S. clavata (n = 13)1313131313131113
  • a All S. clavata isolates grew robustly after transfer from 45°C to 25°C.