Zalerion varium   Anastasiou  (Marine Fungus)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Fungi
Phylum:Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order:Lulworthiales
Family:Lulworthiaceae

Description
Color: Conidiophores hyaline to light olive colored, conidia brown to dark brown, appearing black in masses.

Conidiophores micronematous, cylindrical, septate, simple, superficial.
Conidia 30-42.5 x 26-50 ┬Ám, irregularly helicoid or coiled in three planes, solitary, forming a knot of about 10 to 30 cells, smooth, thick-walled.


Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology
Habitat:  Estuarine, Coastal

Biogeography


• Kerala, Edakkad INDIA (Record: 08/2005-12/2006)
• Kerala, Valapattanam Mangrove Forest INDIA (Record: 08/2005-12/2006)
• Kerala, Muzhappilangad INDIA (Record: 08/2005-12/2006)
• Kerala, Vellikeel INDIA (Record: 08/2005-12/2006)
• Kerala, Kattampally INDIA (Record: 08/2005-12/2006)
• Kerala, North Malabar Coast INDIA (Record: 11/2004-01/2005)
• Kerala INDIA (Record: 05/2005-05/2007)
• West Coast INDIA
• Tamil Nadu, Kanniyakumari INDIA (Record: 06/2006-03/2007)
• Karnataka, Udyavara Mangrove INDIA (Record: 10/1999, 03/2000)
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Delta (Lat: 16.23) (Long: 82.23) INDIA (Record: 08/1993-11/1995)
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Delta (Lat: 16.75) (Long: 82.33) INDIA (Record: 08/1993-11/1995)
• Andhra Pradesh, Krishna Delta (Lat: 15.83) (Long: 80.75) INDIA (Record: 08/1993-11/1995)
• Andhra Pradesh, Krishna Delta (Lat: 15.91) (Long: 80.83) INDIA (Record: 08/1993-11/1995)
• Karnataka, Nethravathi Mangrove (Lat: 12.83) (Long: 74.83) INDIA
• Kerala, North Malabar INDIA (Record: 07/2006-09/2007)
• Goa, Bambolim INDIA
• Karnataka, Karwar INDIA
• Karnataka, Kaup INDIA
• Kerala, Bekal INDIA
• Kerala, Kovalam INDIA
• Kerala INDIA (Record: 11/2005-12/2006)
• Tamil Nadu INDIA (Record: 11/2005-12/2006)
• Pondicherry INDIA (Record: 11/2005-12/2006)
• Karnataka, New Mangalore Port (Lat: 12.93) (Long: 74.8) INDIA (Record: 1994-1995)
• Karnataka, Mangalore Coast INDIA
• Karnataka, Mulki INDIA
• Karnataka, St. Mary Island INDIA
• Karnataka, Someshwara INDIA
• Karnataka, Surathkal INDIA
• Kerala, Kavvai-Kunhimangalam Backwater INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Godavari Delta INDIA
• Andhra Pradesh, Krishna Delta INDIA

Literature Source(s)
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  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Sarma, VV (1999) Marine lignicolous fungi. A database on taxonomy NIO, Goa Available at - http://niobioinformatics.in/fungi/index.htm
  • Nambiar, GR; Pratheesh, PV and Raveendran, K (2006) Pokkali associated marine fungi of north Malabar region of Kerala coastal waters Seaweed Research and Utilisation Seaweed Research and Utilisation Association and Suganthi Devadason Marine Research Institute 28(1) 55-61 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Nambiar, GR and Raveendran, K (2008) A checklist of marine fungi from Kerala state, India American-Eurasian Journal of Botany IDOSI Publications 1(3) 73-77 Available at - www.idosi.org/aejb/1(3)08/2.pdf
  • Prasannarai, K and Sridhar, KR (2001) Diversity and abundance of higher marine fungi on woody substrates along the west coast of India Current science Current science association 81(3) 304-311 Available at - www.ias.ac.in/currsci/aug102001/304.pdf
  • Nambiar, GR; Raveendran, K and Jaleel, CA (2009) Marine mycoflora of south India with special emphasis on lignicolous marine fungi Frontiers of Biology in China Springer 4(4) 436-441 Available at - http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11515-009-0048-z
  • Maria, GL; and Sridhar, KR (2003) Diversity of filamentous fungi on woody litter of five mangrove plant species from the southwest coast of India Fungal Diversity Fungal Diversity Press 14 109-126 Available at - www.fungaldiversity.org/fdp/sfdp/14-9.pdf
  • Sarma, VV and Vittal, BPR (2000) Biodiversity of mangrove fungi on different substrata of Rhizophora apiculata and Avicennia spp. from Godavari and Krishna deltas, east coast of India Fungal Diversity Fungal Diversity Press 5 23-41 Available at - www.fungaldiversity.org/fdp/sfdp/FD_5_23-41.pdf
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  • Nambiar, GR and Raveendran, K (2009) Manglicolous Marine Fungi on Avicennia and Rhizophora along Kerala coast (India) Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research IDOSI Publications 4(1) 48-51 Available at - www.idosi.org/mejsr/mejsr4(1)/11.pdf
  • Nambiar, GR and Raveendran, K (2010) Frequency and abundance of arenicolous marine fungi along south Indian beaches journal of scientific research INASP 2(1) 138-143 Available at - http://www.banglajol.info/index.php/JSR/article/view/2580/3362
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  • Sridhar, KP and Kaveriappa, KM (1991) A note on marine fungi from Mangalore coast Mahasagar NIO, Goa 24(1) 63-66 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Sridhar, KR and Prasanarai, K (1993) Marine fungi on decaying wood from Mangalore Coast Mahasagar NIO, Goa 26(1) 33-38 Available at - NIO, Goa
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