Mycopathologia

, Volume 152, Issue 2, pp 81–84

Human hair colonizing fungi in water sediments of India

  • Sarika Katiyar
  • R. K. S. Kushwaha
Article

DOI: 10.1023/A:1012483907263

Cite this article as:
Katiyar, S. & Kushwaha, R.K.S. Mycopathologia (2001) 152: 81. doi:10.1023/A:1012483907263

Abstract

Out of 144 samples of water sediments, 183 isolates belonging to 9 genera and 22 species were isolated. Fifty-nine isolates of Acremonium, 26 of Chrysosporium indicum, 22 of Chrysosporium keratinophilum, 17 of Malbranchea sp. and 10 of Microsporum gypseum were recovered. Acremonium implicatum, Chrysosporium georgii, Chrysosporium xerophilum and Geomyces pannorum were reported for the first time from India.

Indiakeratinophilic fungiwater sediments

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sarika Katiyar
    • 1
  • R. K. S. Kushwaha
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BotanyChrist Church CollegeKanpurIndia