• B P R Vittal

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    • Hyphomycetes on litter from India—1

      C V Subramanian B P R Vittal

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      This paper presents descriptions of six hyphomycetes from litter. Two new species,Pyricularia vandalurensis andSpadicoides aggregata are described. Four other species,viz., Circinotrichum fertile Pirozynski and Hodges,Endophragmia alternata Tubaki and Saito,E. atra (Berk. & Br.) M. B. Ellis andPericonia sacchari Johnston are reported for the first time from India.

    • Studies on litter fungi - I. Mycoflora ofAtlantia andGymnosporia litter

      B P R Vittal

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      The mycoflora colonizing the litter ofAtlantia monophylla Corr. andGymnosporia emarginata Laws. was analysed at monthly intervals during a one-year period. The fungi were grouped as ‘dominant’, ‘common’, ‘frequent’, ‘occasional’ and ‘rare’ depending on their percentage frequency. Only a few fungi appeared to be ‘dominant’ on each plant species and nearly half the number of species recorded occurred sporadically. Each plant had its own characteristic ‘dominant’ mycoflora which included mostly host specific forms. Many species were found to be common to both plant species, but the frequency and percentage occurrence of these species was different on both litter types.

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