TABLE 4

Abundances of the 15 most relatively abundant fungal genera in purple prairie clover ensiled without or with polyethylene glycol in terminal silage and after 7 and 14 days of aerobic exposure

PhylumOrderGenusSpeciesTerminal silageAerobic exposure silage
Day 0 abundance (%)SEM (%)PDay 7 abundance (%)SEM (%)PDay 14 abundance (%)SEM (%)P
ControlPPC-pControlPPC-pControlPPC-p
AscomycotaSaccharomycetalesCandidaCandida sp. LPP-Y123.252.780.9050.7310.540.390.0790.2350.380.940.0930.013
AscomycotaCapnodialesCladosporiumCladosporium sp. 8_20_213.172.361.1790.6030.290.030.1650.2960.030.010.0090.198
AscomycotaGlomerellalesColletotrichumColletotrichum ledebouriae0.015.800.5550.0182.9915.020.9850.0020.2514.470.621<0.001
AscomycotaIncertae sedisXylogoneXylogone sphaerospora0.010.390.090.0400.950.080.330.10111.110.080.52<0.001
AscomycotaLichinalesEuopsisEuopsis pulvinata0.962.901.2800.2560.540.020.1160.0200.010.020.0110.504
AscomycotaSaccharomycetalesGalactomycesGalactomyces sp. E2340.030.190.0300.0200.100.250.0800.2200.050.280.1070.174
AscomycotaEurotialesAspergillusaff. Aspergillus sp.0.130.620.1480.0530.240.030.0360.0540.050.030.0130.316
AscomycotaSaccharomycetalesWickerhamomycesWickerhamomyces cf. pijperi HMD-20150.050.220.0600.0720.340.210.1510.5910.040.060.0040.039
AscomycotaEurotialesPenicilliumPenicillium wollemiicola0.020.120.02<0.0010.040.160.020.0020.130.240.020.003
AscomycotaHypocrealesFusariumFusarium sp. ELM1490.160.230.01<0.0010.180.300.030.0190.260.340.040.144
BasidiomycotaTremellalesHannaellaHannaella sp.0.310.490.0680.1460.160.010.0140.0040.010.010.0010.285
BasidiomycotaPolyporalesPterulaPterula epiphylla0.412.030.6040.0930.290.030.0180.0020.030.060.0080.038
BasidiomycotaTremellalesTremellaTremella dysenterica2.878.881.9100.0635.510.040.126<0.0010.100.020.0210.038
BasidiomycotaSporidiobolalesRhodotorulaRhodotorula sp. DMKU-RE221.742.260.6080.5811.130.050.118<0.0010.040.030.0260.707
BasidiomycotaTremellalesCryptococcusCryptococcus sp. 5 AP-20150.471.150.1400.0160.460.010.1120.0310.030.030.0140.955