AiM  Vol.3 No.8 A , December 2013
Assessment of Factors Influencing Trace Element Content of the Basidiomycetes in the European Part of Russia
ABSTRACT

The article presents concentrations of 29 trace elements in different groups of basidiomycetes: saprotrophic, parasitic and symbiotic. The potential of using the concentration factor (Kc) is shown for the assessment of trace element accumulation by the fungi. The variations of trace element concentrations in different ecological and geochemical environment are presented. The data obtained in this research made it possible to mark out the group of trace elements that are mainly accumulated by fungi. This information helped to assess the correlation between the trace element concentrations in the mycothalluses of fungi and their mobile forms in the soil. The expected patterns of the trace element accumulation in fungi are described.


Cite this paper
A. Gorbunov, S. Lyapunov, E. Mochalova, M. Frontasyeva and S. Pavlov, "Assessment of Factors Influencing Trace Element Content of the Basidiomycetes in the European Part of Russia," Advances in Microbiology, Vol. 3 No. 8, 2013, pp. 37-46. doi: 10.4236/aim.2013.38A007.
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