Cellulose - Decomposing Fungi From Saudi Arabian Soils
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Thirty fungal species belonging to fifteen genera were collected from 30 soil samples on cellulose Czapek agar. The highest number of fungal species was isolated from Dammam (20 species) followed by Niomas (18 species), Makkah and Riyadh (17 species each), Tabouk (16) species and Jizan (11 species). The most frequent genera isolated were Aspergillus, Pencillium, Alternaria, Ulocladium and Curvularia. Throughout this study, six fungal species belonging to four genera; Ulocladiun septosporum, Emericella nidulans, Trichoderma harzianum, T. koningii, T. pseudokoningii and Cochliobolus lunatus were found to be new records in Saudi Arabian soils.