Current Issue
March, 2021

  • Vol. 49 No. 01
  • Identification and Characterization of Unrecorded Aspergillus spp. in Korea

    Doo-Ho Choi, Hyeok-Jun Yoon, Seung-Bum Hong, and Jong-Guk Kim

    A survey of fungal diversity in Gyeongsang Province, Korea, revealed two previously unreported Aspergillus isolates, named KMG411 and KMG412. The phylogeny of the isolates was analyzed based on β-tubulin (BenA) and calmodulin (CaM) sequencing. Morphological analyses further identified the KMG411 and KMG412 as ...

  • Morphological and Multigene Sequence Characteristics of Talaromyces variabilis Isolated from Soil in Korea

    Mahesh Adhikari, Sang Woo Kim, Hyang Burm Lee, and Youn Su Lee

    In 2017, Talaromyces variabilis was isolated during a survey of fungal diversity in field soils in Korea. This isolate was described based on its morphological and...

  • Current Taxonomical Status of Korean Auricularia Species

    Sung-Eun Cho, Young-Nam Kwag, Dong-Hyeon Lee, Jae-Gu Han, and Chang Sun Kim

    Auricularia (Auriculariaceae, Basidiomycota) is well-known jelly fungi, and most species are cultivated or utilized medicinally around the world. A total of 127...

  • Development of Cleaved Amplified Polymorphic Sequence Markers of Lentinula edodes Cultivars Sanbaekhyang and Sulbaekhyang

    Suyun Moon, Chang Pyo Hong, Hojin Ryu, Hwa-Yong Lee

    Lentinula edodes (Berk.) Pegler, the most produced mushroom in the world, is an edible mushroom with very high nutritional and pharmacological value...

  • Culture Characteristics and Optimal Conditions for Mycelial Growth of Artomyces microsporus

    Gyeong-Jin Min, Een-ji Lee, Hea-sung Park, and Chan-Jung Lee

    Artomyces microspora is a genus of coral fungi from the family Auriscalpiaceae that have sporophores which are clavarioid, profusely and pyxidately branched, and devoid of a conspicuous ...

  • Comparison of Fruiting Body Characteristics Among Shiitake Varieties Developed by National Institute of Forest Science Using Sawdust Block Cultivation Method

    Young-Ae Park, Bonghun Lee, Yeun Sug Jeong, Yeongseon Jang, Rhim Ryoo, and Kang-Hyeon Ka

    Six strains among the shiitake varieties developed by the National Institute of Forest Science were used to select suitable varieties for sawdust block...

  • Isolation of Wild Yeasts from Riversides in Geumgang Upstream, Taean and Suncheonman Seashores and Microbiological Characteristics of the Unrecorded Wild Yeasts

    Seon-Jeong Park, Ji-Eun Jang, Hyang-Burm Lee, and Jong-Soo Lee

    This study aimed to isolate wild yeasts from waters and soils on the riversides of Geumgang upstream in Geumsan, seashores of Cheongpodae in Taean and Suncheonman...

  • Unrecorded Endophytic Fungi Belonging to Genus Phyllosticta Isolated from Leaves of Woody Plants

    Hyeok Park, Jong-Chul Lee, Ju-Hui Gwon, Hyang Burm Lee, and Ahn-Heum Eom

    We isolated endophytic fungi from Smilax china and Cryptomeria japonica. These fungal strains were identified based on their morphological characteristics...

  • Isolation of Wild Yeasts and Characterization of Physiological Functionalities of Unrecorded Wild Yeasts Obtained from Flowers and Soils of the Wolpyung Park, Daejeon City and Gykpo Beach, Buan, Jeollabuk-do in Korea

    Ji-Eun Jang, Seon-Jeong Park, and Jong-Soo Lee

    This study aimed to isolate wild yeasts obtained from flowers and soil of the Wolpyung park, Daejeon city and Gykpo beach, Buan, Jeollabuk-do in Korea, and to further...

  • Morphological and Phylogenetic Characteristics of Tuber himalayense Collected from Rhizosphere of Quercus dentata in Korea

    Hyeok Park, Ju-Hui Gwon, Jong-Chul Lee, Hyun Suk Kim, Geon-Sik Seo, and Ahn-Heum Eom

    We collected the ascomata of Tuber species from the rhizosphere of Quercus dentata in Danyang, Korea. We observed the morphological characteristics of ectomycorrhizal...

  • Community Structure of Ectomycorrhizal Fungal communities Colonizing Quercus spp. in Limestone Areas of Korea

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

    In this study, we analyzed the diversity of ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungal communities of Quercus spp. roots in the limestone area. We identified 45 generd...

  • Pucciniastrum hydrangeae-petiolaris, a Newly Found Rust Fungus on Hydrangea petiolaris in Korea

    Jae Sung Lee, Young-Joon Choi, Byoung-Ki Choi, Bok-Nam Jung, Ji-Hyun Park, Hyeon-Dong Shin

    Hydrangea petiolaris, belonging to the family Hydrangeaceae, is a vine plant distributed in Ulleung, Jeju, and other southern islands of Korea. In October...

  • An Unrecorded Genus Lambertella Höhn. (Rutstroemiaceae) and Its Unrecorded Species in Korea

    Jae-Wook Choi, Eunsu Park, and Ju-Kyeong Eo

    Lambertella corni-maris Höhn., an endophytic fungus that is an unrecorded species in Korea, was isolated and cultured from alpine coniferous Korean fir. The...

  • Foot Rot of Bok Choy and Kale Caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG-2-1 in Korea

    Wan-Gyu Kim, Gyo-Bin Lee, Hong-Sik Shim, and Weon-Dae Cho

    Foot rot symptoms were occasionally observed on young bok choy (Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis) and kale (B. oleracea var. viridis) plants grown...