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Diversity and specific composition of microscopic fungi on synthetic polymeric materials

Author:
Kurakov, A. V., Gevorkyan, S. A., Goginyan, V. B., Ozerskaya, S. M.
Source:
Applied biochemistry and microbiology 2008 v.44 no.2 pp. 210-212
ISSN:
0003-6838
Subject:
Ascomycota, Basidiomycota, Zygomycota, fungi, species diversity, teleomorphs
Abstract:
We summarized experimental data on species diversity of fungi decomposing synthetic polymeric materials. Most of the fungi were anamorphs of the phylum Ascomycota, class Ascomycetes (231 species and 85 genera). Teleomorphs of ascomycetes were represented by 18 species and 7 genera. We revealed a smaller number of fungi belonging to the phylum Zygomycota, class Zygomycetes (31 species and 15 genera), or the phylum Basidiomycota, class Basidiomycetes (5 species and 5 genera). The specific composition of fungi was assessed on polymeric materials of various classes.
Agid:
381399