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Table 3 Statistics of taxon identification obtained through BSSH and QIIME (in brackets). The Shannon Species Diversity Index is reported as a measure of species diversity in each sample. The QIIME analysis shows a reduced number of species and genera identified when compared to BSSH

From: DNA metabarcoding of forensic mycological samples

Sample ID Number of reads PF % reads classified to genus Shannon Species Diversity Number of species identified Number of genera identified
54 74,821 36.32% 1.071 208 (88) 127 (61)
51 116,158 65.75% 1.464 324 (155) 252 (106)
11 1,275,602 68.47% 1.397 582 (242) 421 (170)
34 226,684 60.75% 0.562 370 (152) 290 (106)
22 71,584 74.34% 1.137 294 (116) 226 (83)
7 393,827 7.97% 0.417 390 (148) 313 (91)
35 1,202,353 31.22% 1.191 596 (240) 448 (166)
53 158,877 67.75% 1.867 439 (192) 293 (125)
18 206,093 90.26% 1.113 216 (119) 172 (83)
29 594,710 90.02% 1.043 524 (246) 380 (168)
23 59,588 48.09% 1.845 511 (272) 339 (178)
31 221,512 88.41% 2.169 611 (262) 429 (168)
30 307,746 21.89% 1.258 548 (194) 382 (138)
26 569,935 86.75% 2.908 900 (394) 566 (256)
12 150,823 88.50% 1.432 208 (66) 184 (49)
25 1,992,943 93.77% 0.644 473 (155) 384 (113)