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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2008 Vol.9 No.10 P.835-841


Fungal diversity on fallen leaves of Ficus in northern Thailand

Author(s):  Hong-kai WANG, Kevin D. HYDE, Kasem SOYTONG, Fu-cheng LIN

Affiliation(s):  Biotechnology Institute, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310029, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   kdhyde1@gmail.com, fuchenglin@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Ficus, Fallen leaves, Saprobes, Fungal diversity

Hong-kai WANG, Kevin D. HYDE, Kasem SOYTONG, Fu-cheng LIN. Fungal diversity on fallen leaves of Ficus in northern Thailand[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2008, 9(10): 835-841.

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fallen leaves of ficus altissima, F. virens, F. benjamina, F. fistulosa and F. semicordata, were collected in Chiang Mai Province in northern Thailand and examined for fungi. Eighty taxa were identified, comprising 56 anamorphic taxa, 23 ascomycetes and 1 basidiomycete. Common fungal species occurring on five host species with high frequency of occurrence were Beltraniella nilgirica, Lasiodiplodia theobromae, Ophioceras leptosporum, Periconia byssoides and Septonema harknessi. Colletotrichum and Stachybotrys were also common genera. The leaves of different ficus species supported diverse fungal taxa, and the fungal assemblages on the different hosts showed varying overlap. The fungal diversity of saprobes at the host species level is discussed.

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