, Volume 80, Issue 1, pp 107–111 | Cite as

Studies on air-borne fungi at Qena

III. Thermophilic fungi
  • H. M. Abdel-Fattah
  • M. A. Swelim


The air-borne fungi were studied in one hundred and fifty-six exposures made over one year at two levels (2 meter and 20 meter).

Aspergillus was the only air-borne fungus identified at 45 °C. It was recovered in 33.3% and 28.2% of the exposures and was represented by four species at low level and three at high level.A. fumigatus was extremely dominant and constituted 76.4% abd 73.3% of the total count of fungi at the low and the high levels respectively.


Aspergillus Total Count 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. M. Abdel-Fattah
    • 1
  • M. A. Swelim
    • 1
  1. 1.Mycology Laboratory, Botany Department, Faculty of ScienceAssiut UniversityEgypt

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