Aeromycoflora in Outdoor Environment of Timisoara City (Romania)
Keywords:aeromycoflora; allergenic fungi; Cladosporium
An aeromycological study to identify and quantify allergenic fungi and their fluctuations was conducted at Timisoara, Romania. The diversity of the aeromycoflora in this study, based on the recovery of fungal propagules by the volumetric sampling method was conducted for 30 days using the Lanzoni sampler. The study showed that the most prevalent (major components) fungal spores in the air of Timisoara were Cladosporium spp., Drechslera/Helminthosporium spp., Alternaria spp. and Epicoccum spp. The abundant genera were Cladosporium, Fusarium/Leptosphaeria, Drechslera/Helminthosporium, Alternaria and Torula. Cladosporium was the most abundant fungal spore type (41%) collected throughout the period of study reaching.
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