Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 49, Issue 4, pp 227–241 | Cite as

The distribution of peanut fungi in the Southeastern United States

  • Richard T. Hanlin


During a four-year survey in Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia of the fungi associated with peanut shells and seeds 70 genera and 146 species of fungi were identified. Twenty-seven genera and 60 species were isolated from peanut fruits for the first time. Nine genera are Phycomycetes, 17 are Ascomycetes, and 44 are Deuteromycetes. A total of 110 genera and about 200 species of fungi have now been reported from peanuts. A key to the genera reported in this study is included, along with the distribution by state for each species.


United States Peanut Shell Peanut Fruit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard T. Hanlin
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Plant Pathology and Plant GeneticsUniversity of GeorgiaAthens

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