Isolation and Identification of Entomopathogenic Fungi Collected from Mountains and Islands in Korea
한국의 산과 섬 지역에서 채집한 곤충기생 진균의 분리 및 동정

Wan-Gyu Kim, Soon-Ja Seok, Hang-Yun Weon, Kang-Hyo Lee, Chan-Jung Lee, Yang-Sup Kim
2010 The Korean Journal of Mycology  
Dead insects infected with fungi were collected from mountains and islands in several locations in Korea from 2003 to 2007. Morphological characteristics of the fungal fruiting bodies produced on the insect samples were examined. A total of 542 entomopathogenic fungal isolates were obtained from the insect samples and identified based on their morphological and cultural characteristics. Three species of Beauveria, eight species of Cordyceps and four species of Isaria were mainly isolated from
more » ... nly isolated from the insect samples. The other entomopathogenic fungi isolated from the insect samples were Metarhizium anisopliae, Nomuraea rileyi, Paecilomyces sp. and Verticillium sp.
doi:10.4489/kjm.2010.38.2.099 fatcat:k5lrzya52jfq3la3brgctsm5ly