International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences
ISSN: 2319-7706 Volume 2 Number 9 (2013) pp. 215-218
Isolation of wood rot fungi from Maruthamalai hills Western Ghats area of south India
M.Meenakshisundaram1 *and C.Bharathiraja2
1Post Graduate & Research, Department of Biotechnology, Nehru Memorial College, (Autonomous), Puthanampatti, Trichy-621 007, Tamilnadu, India 2Department of Environmental Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, Tamilnadu, India *Corresponding author e-mail:
An attempt was made to isolate the wood rot fungi from the different host plants at maruthamalai hill forest area. This is a located in western ghatsof southern India. There are 30 wood rot fungal samples were observed . This is first report of kind from maruthamalai hill forest among the white rot fungi. These fungi might have played very important role in sustaining in forest ecosystem in maruthamalai hill forest of western ghats, South India. From the above isolated thirty wood rot fungi samples were indentified and screening the best wood rot fungi for further studies.
Basidomycete; Isolation; Western Ghat; wood rot fungi.