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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2017; 5(4): 606-612            |        Available online, December 05, 2017

Mitosporic fungi 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 Mitosporic marine fungi (Alternaria sp., Bactrodesmium linderii, Camarosporium roumeguerii, Clavatospora bulbosa, Halenospora varia, Hydea pygmea, Periconia prolifica, Trichocladium achrasporum, Trichocladium alopallonellum and Trichocladium lignicola) were encountered. Out of these fungi Alternaria sp. is very common fungi reported from most of the wood samples in Wandoor Island.


Keywords: Mangrove, Marine Fungi, Mitosporic fungi, Wandoor and Andaman. 



Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Cholake JB and Aher RK (2017) Mitosporic fungi from mangrove ecosystem of Wandoor -Andaman (India); International J. of Life Sciences, 5 (4): 606-612. 



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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