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September, 2021

  • Vol. 49 No. 03
RESEARCH ARTICLE
  • Nine New Records of Ascomycetes from Different Niches in Korea

    Monmi Pangging, Thuong Thuong Thi Nguyen, and Hyang Burm Lee


    We isolated nine fungal strains from different environmental materials collected from different locations during a survey of fungal diversity in Korea...

  • Detection of RNA Mycoviruses in Wild Strains of Lentinula edodes in Korea

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


    In general, mycoviruses remain latent and rarely cause visible symptoms in fungal hosts; however, some viral infections have demonstrated abnormal...

  • Cultural Characteristics and Fruiting-body Productivity of New Cultivar ‘Hwadam’ (Lentinula edodes) by Punching Treatments on the Sawdust Medium

    Jeong-Han Kim, Jun-Yeong Choi, Yeon-Jin Kim, Ji-Young Mun, Tai-Moon Ha, and Gu-Hyun Jung


    The effect of punching treatment on bags containing sawdust medium for the stable production of fruiting bodies of Lentinula edodes 'Hwadam' was investigated...

  • Diversity and Mycotoxin Production of Aspergillus flavus in Stored Peanut

    Jung-Hye Choi, Ju-Young Nah, Mi-Jeong Lee, Su-Bin Lim, Theresa Lee, and Jeomsoon Kim


    Peanuts in storage were estimated for mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins. Peanut samples collected from storages in Gochang were mainly contaminated with...

  • Isolation and Identification of Two Unreported Fungi in Korea: Dothidea insculpta and Metarhizium rileyi

    Than Naing Moe, Kallol Das, Avalos-Ruiz Diane, In-Kyu Kang, Seung-Yeol Lee, and Hee-Young Jung


    In this study, the fungal strains KNU-Gunwi 2B and KNU-SOT5 were isolated from root-soil in a hillside and the cherry tree bark...

  • Four Unreported Endophytic Fungi Isolated from Roots of Quercus spp. in Korea

    Jae-Wook Choi, Ju-Hui Gwon, Hyeok Park, Jong-Chul Lee, Ahn-Heum Eom


    We isolated endophytic fungi from the roots of Quercus spp. in Korea. The isolates were identified based on morphological and molecular characteristics...

  • Isolation of Wild Yeasts from Freshwaters and Soils in Nonsan Stream and Sapgyoho in Chungcheongnam-do, Korea, and Microbiological Characteristics of the Unrecorded Wild Yeasts

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


    This study aimed to isolate wild yeasts from water and soil sample of the Nonsan stream and Sapgyoho (lake) in Chungcheonnam-do, Korea, and to further ...

  • Three Unrecorded Penicillium Species from Marine Environments in South Korea

    Sung Hyun Kim, Ji Seon Kim, Young Woon Lim, Myung Soo Park


    Penicillium is the most common fungal genus in various terrestrial and marine environments. The number of new and unrecorded Penicillium species...

  • Taxonomic Re-evaluation of Korean Gyromitra Species Based on Morphological and Phylogenetical Studies

    Sung-Eun Cho, Young-Nam Kwag, Sang-Kuk Han and Chang Sun Kim


    Several species of Gyromitra are highly poisonous when consumed raw the presence of gyromitrin. In this study, Gyromitra specimens deposited in the ...

RESEARCH NOTE
  • Unreported Endophytic Fungi Isolated from the Leaves of Evergreen Woody Plants in Korea: Muyocopron lithocarpi and Didymocyrtis cladoniicola

    Ju-Hui Gwon, Hyeok Park, Jong-Chul Lee, Jae-Wook Choi, Ahn-Heum Eom


    In this study, endophytic fungi were isolated from the leaves of evergreen woody plants in Hansando Island in South Korea. The fungal isolates were identified ...

  • Bremia lactucae causing Downy Mildew on Lactuca serriola in Korea

    Jin A Lee, Bora Kim, Dong-Jae Lee, Young-Joon Choi


    Lactuca serriola L. (syn. L. scariola L.), commonly known as prickly lettuce, invaded Korea in the late 1970s. The plant has since become widely naturalized ...

  • Six New Recorded Species of Macrofungi on Gayasan National Park in Korea

    Nam Kyu Kim, Minkyeong Kim, Jin Sung Lee, Jae Young Park, and Changmu Kim


    The fungi play important roles in maintaining the balance and homeostasis of natural ecosystems. We investigated fungal specimens indigenous to the ...

  • Galactomyces pseudocandidus (Dipodascaceae): An Unrecorded Yeast-like Fungus Isolated from the Digestive Tract of Procambarus clarkii

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


    The unrecorded fungus Galactomyces pseudocandidus de Hoog & M.T. Sm. was isolated and cultured from an introduced species, Procambarus clarkii, in Korea. Two ...

  • First Report of Macrophomina phaseolina Causing Charcoal Rot in Bottle Gourd in Korea

    Sang Gyu Kim, Tae Bok Kim, and Oak Jin Lee


    Stem blight symptoms were observed in greenhouse-grown bottle gourds (Lagenaria siceraria) in Wanju, Korea. Infected plants showed leaf chlorosis...

  • Development of New Strains of Wolfiporia cocos for Sclerotium Formation by 2-Way Cross-Breeding

    Kang-Hyeon Ka, Suyeon Kim, Mi-Jeong Park, Yeun Sug Jeong, Rhim Ryoo, Yeongseon Jang, Jong-Woon Choi, and Seong Hwan Kim3


    Wolfiporia cocos is an important medicinal fungus that has been used in regions of Northeast Asia including Korea, Japan, and China. W. cocos is classified ...

  • Damping-off of Fischer’s Ragwort Caused by Rhizoctonia solani AG-2-2 (ⅢB)

    Youn-Gi Moon, Ki-Jin Park, and Wan-Gyu Kim


    In July 2019, damping-off symptoms of young Fischer’s ragwort (Ligularia fischeri) plants were observed in four vinyl greenhouses of a farmer located ...

  • First Report of Apple Decline Caused by Botryosphaeria sinensis in Korea

    Seung-Yeol Lee, Leonid N. Ten, Chang-Gi Back, and Hee-Young Jung


    Apple decline symptoms were frequently observed on cv. Fuji apple orchards located in Gyeonggi, Gyeongbuk, and Gangwon provinces during surveys ...