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December, 2020

  • Vol. 48 No. 04
RESEARCH ARTICLE
  • Black Mold on Tomato Fruits Caused by Alternaria alternata in Korea

    Wan-Gyu Kim, Jae-Taek Ryu and Hyo-Won Choi


    Black mold was frequently observed on tomatoes grown in a greenhouse in Suwon, Korea in July 2018. The incidence of the disease......

  • Changes in Bioluminescence of Omphalotus japonicus Mycelia under Environmental Stress Conditions

    Mi-Jeong Park, Hyorim Lee, and Rhim Ryoo


    Bioluminescence refers to the production and emission of light in living organisms. This phenomenon arises from luciferase-catalyzed......

  • Development and Application of a Cleaved Amplified Polymorphic Sequence Marker for Discriminating A Mating Type Alleles of Lentinula edodes

    Mi-Jeong Park, Rhim Ryoo, Yeongseon Jang, and Kang-Hyeon Ka


    Lentinula edodes is one of the most widely consumed edible mushrooms in Korea. Mating in L. edodes is regulated by a tetrapolar system,......

  • Characterization of Green Mold Contamination caused by Penicillium brevicompactum in Hypsizygus marmoreus

    Min-Keun Kim, Soon-Ae Sim, Ah-Young Kim, Jin-Hyeuk Kwon, and Young-Ho Chang


    Beech mushroom (Hypsizygus marmoreus) is one of the most popular mushrooms in Japan, China, and Korea because of its delicious taste......

  • Sawdust Substitution in Growth Medium of Oyster Mushroom for Using Its By-product Spent Mushroom Substrates as Ruminant Feed

    Jeong-Han Kim, and Myoung-Jun Jang


    To replace the sawdust in the growth medium of oyster mushroom to utilize its by-product spent mushroom substrates (SMS) as feed for ruminant......

  • Neofusicoccum mangiferae and Thyronectria cucurbitula : Unrecorded Endophytic Fungi Isolated from the Leaves of Woody Plants in Korea

    Jong-Chul Lee, Hyeok Park, and Ahn-Heum Eom*


    We isolated endophytic fungi from the leaves of woody plants inhabiting the Ulleungdo Island and Yeosu in South Korea......

  • Isolation and Characterization of Eleven Unrecorded Pezizomycotina Species from Freshwater Ecosystems in Korea

    Jaeduk Goh, Yu-Jeong Jeon, Hye Yeon Mun, Namil Chung, Young-Hwan Park, Sangkyu Park, Hyejin Hwang, and Wonsu Cheon


    Freshwater fungi are a poly-phylogenetic group of taxonomically diverse organisms. In this study, we isolated diverse fungal strains......

  • Identification and Characterization of Unreported Penicillium Species in Korea

    Doo-Ho Choi, Young–Guk Kim, In–Seon Lee, Seung–Bum Hong, and Jong-Guk Kim


    Fungal species belonging to the genus Penicillium are indigenous to a wide range of natural environments. Since the first published reports......

  • Diversity of Fungi in Brackish Water in Korea

    Yu Jeong Jeon, Jaeduk Goh, and Hye Yeon Mun


    We investigated the distribution and diversity of fungi in brackish water and soil from the Eulsukdo Island, Geumgang Estuary Bank......

  • Distribution and Species Diversity of Wild Yeasts Isolated from Flowers in Korea

    Jeong-Seon Kim, Miran Lee, Jae Yoon Kim, jun Heo, Soon-Wo Kwon, Bong Sik Yun, Soo-Jin Kim


    Various indigenous yeasts were isolated and obtained from flowers in the Republic of Korea, and their distribution and species diversity were studied......

RESEARCH NOTE
  • Dermea piceina (Dermateaceae): An Unrecorded Endophytic Fungus of Isolated from Abies koreana

    Ju-Kyeong Eo, Eunsu Park, and Han-Na Choe


    We found an unrecorded endophytic fungus, Dermea piceina J.W. Groves, isolated from alpine conifer Abies koreana......

  • New Record of three Penicillium species isolated from the Freshwater Environment in Korea

    Hye Yeon Mun, Yu Jeong Jeon, and Jaeduk Goh


    In this study, we aimed to observe the diversity of aquatic fungi by collecting deposits of soil, plants, and plant litter from streams and rivers ......

  • Occurrence of Clubroot Caused by Plasmodiophora brassicae in Baecheongchae

    Wan-Gyu Kim, Sang-Keun Oh, Marc Semunyana, Man-Jong Han, Gyo-Bin Lee, and Weon-Dae Cho


    Clubroot symptoms were frequently observed on the roots of Baecheongchae plants grown in vinyl greenhouses of a farmer located in Yangpyeong ......

  • Report on Tuber huidongense, a Truffle Species Previously Unrecorded in Korea

    Hyeok Park, Ju-Hui Gwon, Jong-Chul Lee, Hyun Suk Kim, Deuk Sil Oh, and Ahn-Heum Eom


    The fruiting bodies and roots of a Tuber species were collected from the rhizosphere of Quercus dentata in Pohang, Korea ......

  • Unreported Post-harvest Disease of Apples Caused by Plenodomus collinsoniae in Korea

    Kallol Das, Yeong-Hwan Kim, Jingi Yoo, Leonid N. Ten, Sang-Jae Kang, In-Kyu Kang, Seung-Yeol Lee, and Hee-Young Jung


    This study was conducted to isolate and identify the fungal pathogen caused unreported post-harvest disease on apples (cv. Fuji) fruit in Korea ......

  • Damping-off of Indian Lettuce Caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG-4

    Youn-Gi Moon, Se-Won Kim, Hyun-Taek Seo, and Wan-Gyu Kim


    Damping-off symptoms were frequently observed on young plants of Indian lettuce (Lactuca indica) grown in a farmer's vinyl greenhouse......

  • Seven Yeast Strains Isolated from Freshwaters for the First Record in Korea

    Yu Jeong Jeon, Sangkyu Park, Hyejin Hwang, Yeong Hwan Park, Wonsu Cheon, Jaeduk Goh, Namil Chung, and Hye Yeon Mun


    This study focused on the isolation and characterization of wild yeasts in Korea. The yeasts were identified by phylogenetically analyzing......