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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2017; 5(4): 599-605            |        Available online, December 05, 2017

Ascomycetes from Mangrove ecosystem of Wandoor- Andaman (India) 


Cholake JB1* and Aher RK2

1New Arts, Commerce and Science College Ahmednagar, Tal-Ahmednagar, Dist. Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

2New Arts, Commerce and Science College Parner, Tal-, Parner, Dist. -Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India.

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Received: 31.08.2017   |   Accepted: 1.12.2017   |   Published : 05.12.2017

The present study deals with marine fungi from Wandoor -Andaman. The dead, decaying, intertidal and submerged mangrove wood samples were collected from Wandoor. These samples examined for colonization of marine fungi. Total 10 species of marine Ascomycetes fungi were encountered. These includes Aigialus mangrovei, Astrosphaeriella striatapora, Eutypa bathurstensis, Halorosellinia oceanica, Rimora mangrovei, Savoryella lignicola, Torpedospora radiata, Trematosphaeria mangrovei, Verruculina enalia and Zopfiella marina. Out of these fungi Halorosellinia oceanica is very common fungus reported from most of the wood samples in Wandoor Island.


Keywords: Mangrove, Marine, Fungi, Ascomycetes, Wandoor and Andaman.



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Cholake JB and Aher RK (2017) Ascomycetes from Mangrove ecosystem of Wandoor -Andaman (India); International J. of Life Sciences, 5 (4): 599-605. 



Authors are thankful to Savitribai Phule Pune University, Principal of New Arts, Commerce and Science College, Parner and Ahmednagar for encouragement and for providing research facilities during the present work.


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



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