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Mangrove Fungi of Karachi, Pakistan [Med J Islamic World Acad Sci]
Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 1992; 5(1): 24-27

Mangrove Fungi of Karachi, Pakistan

Fatýma S. Mehdi, S. M. Saifullah
From Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi- 75270, Pakistan.

Fourteen different taxa of fungi were isolated from different parts of black mangrove Avicennia marina growing in Korangi Creek and Clifton areas of Karachi. They were identified as Alternaria maritima, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus niger, A. sulfurus, Aureobasidium pullulans, Bispora sp., Botrytis sp., Cladosporium sp., Humicola sp., Mucor sp., Penicillium sp., Phoma sp., Pythium sp. and Rhizopus sp. The most diverse group of them all was Deuteromycotina and the most frequent and easily grown Zygomycotina.

Keywords: Fungi, aspergillus niger, aspergillus flavus.

Fatýma S. Mehdi, S. M. Saifullah. Mangrove Fungi of Karachi, Pakistan. Med J Islamic World Acad Sci. 1992; 5(1): 24-27

Corresponding Author: Fatýma S. Mehdi, Pakistan

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