Long-Time Corrosion of Metals and Profiles of Fungi on Their Surface in Outdoor Environments in Lithuania

  • Elena BinkauskienėEmail author
  • Dalia Bučinskienė
  • Albinas Lugauskas
Part of the Fungal Biology book series (FUNGBIO)


Outdoor corrosion investigations of metals were performed from 2002 to 2012 in different sites on the territory of Lithuania. Elemental analysis detected biomineralization impact on surface corrosion. The survival of fungal communities on corroded metals at the end of 10-year experiment has been identified. The most common culturable fungi were Chrysosporium merdarium, Paecilomyces parvus, Talaromyces flavus, Aureobasidium pullulans, Cladosporium herbarum, Alternaria alternata and partially Cladosporium cladosporioides.


Outdoor Corrosion Risk factor Morphological investigationElemental analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Binkauskienė
    • 1
    Email author
  • Dalia Bučinskienė
    • 1
  • Albinas Lugauskas
    • 1
  1. 1.State Research Institute Center for Physical Sciences and TechnologyVilniusLithuania

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