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Isolation, identification, and biochemical characterization of a brown rot fungus capable of textile dye decolorization.
Molecular analysis of laccase gene from the white rot fungus Pycnoporus cinnabarinus.
Kinetic analysis for biodegradation process of pentachlorophenol in the presence of white rot fungus, Journal of Agro-environmental Science 1: 167-169.
Dr Eastwood, based in the university's College of Science, said: "Sequencing this dry rot fungus could have wide-reaching implications.
If you have a bumper crop, share them with neighbours and friends or, if the variety is a good keeper, store them in a cool, dry place between layers of newspaper to stop any cross-infection of brown rot fungus.
A ADRIENNE SAYS: This root rot fungus lives on trees and woody shrubs and can affect tree roots if new trees are planted in soil that originally held infected roots and when the shoestring-looking mats of fungus have been left behind to decay.
Lentinula edodes is known to be a white rot fungus.
For example, a plant may be under attack by caterpillars feeding on leaves, a root rot fungus may be damaging the root system, all the while drought and nutritional stress is weakening the entire plant.