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Table 3 GC-MS head-space analysis of VOCs produced by A.sarcoides culture collected with a SPME fiber

From: Resolution of volatile fuel compound profiles from Ascocoryne sarcoides: a comparison by proton transfer reaction-mass spectrometry and solid phase microextraction gas chromatography-mass spectrometry

Retention Possible Compounda   Peak Area at given age in daysb
Time (min) (Molecular mass (Da)) 2 5 9 15 17
1.34 Unknown (56) 17.8 13.0 ND ND ND
1.38 Pentane (72)c ND 12.6 38.7 22.6 31.8
2.01 Heptane, 4-methyl- (114)d 12.9 12.6 11.1 15.6 ND
2.09 Unknown (118) 10.2 9.1 7.3 8.8 6.7
3.26 Ethyl acetate (88)c 10.1 19.5 52.9 51.8 44.8
3.89 Ethanol (46)d 79.3 121.8 157.3 223.5 188.2
6.07 Unknown (114) ND 16.1 27.5 45.2 ND
6.40 1-Propanol, 2-methyl- (74)c,d 10.1 20.1 17.7 74.9 52.8
7.70 Unknown 11.7 11.0 7.7 11.0 23.7
8.19 1-Butanol, 3-methyl- (impure) (88)c,d 88.6 139.7 334.1 665.5 667.6
9.15 Unknown (134) 8.0 10.7 12.8 ND ND
9.56 Unknown (159 or 88) ND 11.7 18.7 35.8 ND
11.65 1-Octen-3-ol (128)c,d(isomer) ND 7.6 22.8 80.3 84.5
12.02 Acetic acid, octyl ester (172)c 15.6 7.8 3.4 2.6 4.4
12.95 Benzaldehyde (106) 5.2 302.8 211.3 679.7 453.5
13.33 Acetic acid, nonyl ester (186)c 33.9 32.8 7.5 5.5 ND
13.99 Unknown (122) 10.9 32.8 1.7 ND ND
14.58 Acetic acid, n-decyl ester (200)c,d 19.3 9.1 ND ND ND
14.86 C15H24, sesquiterpene (204)c 19.3 8.1 5.4 4.1 ND
15.95 Nonanal (142) 15.1 12.1 12.3 17.6 46.7
16.99 Benzyl alcohol (108)c,d ND 5.1 39.3 39.1 34.9
18.37 Unknown (126) 4.4 5.1 10.0 17.0 26.8
18.71 Decanal (156) ND ND ND 24.7 60.8
23.27 Butanoic acid, 3-methyl- (102)c ND ND ND 8.9 20.3
24.83 Oxime-, methoxy-phenyl- (151) ND ND ND 39.8 35.7
26.30 Acetic acid, 2-phenylethyl ester (164)c ND ND ND 24.5 24.0
28.33 Phenylethyl alcohol (122)c,d ND ND ND 37.6 36.6
  1. a Unknown compounds represent those whose assignment is uncertain. However, probable molecular masses are included when consistent.
  2. b Peak areas listed as 106; ND = signal not detected
  3. c identified by Griffin et al. 2010 (12)
  4. d identified by Strobel et al. 2008 (32, 33)