Diversity of Phylloplane Fungi Associated with Habenaria foliosaA. Rich.(Orchidaceae) from bhandara and chandrapur districts of Maharashtra

Ankush Kayarkar, Nitin Dongarwar
2017 IARJSET  
The phylloplane of Habenaria foliosa-the endangered terrestrial orchid was studied from the two different localities of two different districts for to access the diversity of fungi over four different fungal media, present on the leaves. For the present investigation, the plants were collected from the Chandpur (Bhandara district) and Kurkheda (Gadchiroli district) in the months of July-August, 2015. In the present study, a total 22 fungal species with 13 genera were reported over the leaf
more » ... over the leaf surface.Penicillium and Aspergillus are found to be dominant followed by the Black sterile mycelia.
doi:10.17148/iarjset.2017.4545 fatcat:sle2upsvgbdxpfc4tgcdrdh674