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The effects of environmental conditions on the growth of Merulius Lacrymans

by Jesse D. Diller

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Published by Northeastern Forest Experiment Station in Upper Darby, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood,
  • Deterioration

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby Jesse D. Diller and E. James Kich
    SeriesStation paper / Northeastern Forest Experiment Station -- no. 149, Station paper (Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)) -- no. 149.
    ContributionsKoch, E. James, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination9 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25951456M
    OCLC/WorldCa226063414

    Introduction. Over species of fungi 1, 2 have been observed in the indoor building environment, which represent a few of the estimated million species of fungi believed to exist these, only a few are routinely found growing within residences and commercial properties. Fungal growth within a building is simply a symptom of an underlying water accumulation problem (). Brenda Gail Bergman, Joseph K. Bump, Mercury in aquatic forage of large herbivores: Impact of environmental conditions, assessment of health threats, and implications for transfer across ecosystem compartments, Science of The Total Environment, /env, , (66 .

    aDept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Southampton, U.K.; "Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Almaty, Kazakhstan ABSTRACT: Mercury is one of the most hazardous contaminants that may be present in the aquatic environment, but its ecological and toxicological effects are strongly dependent on the chemical species present. The rate of growth can also be used to identify Aspergillus, with most species growing quite quickly. After one week of growth at around 25 degrees Celsius an Aspergillus colony will generally be cm in diameter, however Aspergillus glaucus and Aspergillus nidulans grow more slowly and will generally be cm after the same time.

      For example, under environmental conditions of housing today, timbers used for foundations or the like are deteriorated in a short period of time by wood-rotting fungi represented by Tyromyces palustris, Merulius lacrymans and Coriolus versicolor. The characteristic growth pattern of fungal mycelia as an interconnected network has a major impact on how cellular events operating on a micron scale affect colony behavior at an ecological scale. Network structure is intimately linked to flows of resources across the network that in turn modify the network architecture itself. This complex interplay shapes the incredibly plastic behavior of.


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The effects of environmental conditions on the growth of Merulius Lacrymans by Jesse D. Diller Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this study, in which wood blocks of 13 species were put with infected wood chips in containers holding different soils, with or without fertilizers at the bottom, and then kept in 4 different environments, the major weight-loss differences were due to the environments [cf.

F.A. 20 No. The pH of the substrates and the addition of fertilizers showed little correlation with weight Author: Jesse D. Diller, E. James Koch. The effects of environmental conditions on the growth of Merulius lacrymans.

Station Paper NE Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 9 p. Posted Date: May 1, ; Modified Date: May 1, Author: Jesse D.

Diller, E. James Koch. Serpula lacrymans has a relatively low optimum growth temperature – about 20°C. It does not tolerate temperatures above 30°C for prolonged periods, and dies if exposed to temperatures of °C in wood [1].

Unlike its relatives, Serpula lacrymans is rarely found in nature. It seems to have evolved purely to colonize human structures. Discussion.

Dry rot is the term given to brown rot decay caused by certain fungi that deteriorate timber in buildings and other wooden construction without an apparent source of moisture. The term is a misnomer because all wood decaying fungi need a minimum amount of moisture before decay begins.

The decayed wood takes on a dark or browner crumbly appearance, with cubical like cracking or. The procedure was validated for the study of abiotic factors on the growth rate of S. lacrymans. This work describes the usefulness of evaluating the effect of physico-chemical factors on fungal.

The environmental conditions of temperature and humidity in the Himalayas are somewhat similar to the North European building conditions. Uber die Fruchtkorperbildung von Merulius lacrymans, domesticus, Falck -Arch.

Microbiol it is able to tolerate fluctuating conditions. Active growth is indicated by silky white. The dry-rot fungus Serpula lacrymans has a maximum growth temperature of 28°C which is an unusual feature in comparison to other Serpula species. This has led to the investigation of S.

lacrymans sensitivity to higher temperature regimes with respect to increased thermotolerance and the production of heat-shock proteins (hsps).

The strategy employed in this study has been to correlate. Toxic effects of Cr on plant growth and development include alterations in the germination process as well as in the growth of roots, stems and leaves, which may affect total dry matter production.

Fungal problems in both modern and historic buildings is attributed to environmental conditions favouring the decay of materials and contents. For example, water, effects on the health of building materials, structures and occupants. Merulius lacrymans, is the most important timber decay fungus in buildings in Northern.

hyphal growth similar in appearance to cotton wool: Mould spores are present in the atmosphere in abundance and poor environmental conditions in some areas of buildings allow spores to establish and grow rapidly, establishing usually within dark and damp basements or other closed areas such as sub-floors, roof spaces and built-in cupboards.

Serpula lacrymans has been mistaken in some articles as a European "synonym" for Merulius lacrymans which I used to characterize as Meruliporia before Mr. Green was kind enough to set me straight by generously informing me (email in September ) that Serpula lacrymans and Meruliporia incrassata are completely different species of fungus.

The effects of various environmental factors on growth have been investigated over a three‐year period. Growth was not appreciably influenced by existing differences in current speed, dissolved oxygen content, or salinity of the bottom water. Table 1. Environmental conditions for mycelial growth following germination.

The average moisture content of modern softwood timbers in dry buildings is generally in the range of 12–15%, and heating systems may reduce this to a far lower level.

There is, therefore, no prospect of a dry rot infestation developing in a building that has been properly designed, constructed, and maintained. Other Environmental Conditions that Affect Growth.

Learning Objectives. Identify and describe different categories of microbes with specific growth requirements other than oxygen, pH, and temperature, such as altered barometric pressure, osmotic pressure, humidity, and light. Butler - Mycelial Strands in Merulius lacrymans to the nylon plug.

The ends of the tubes were capped with moisture-proof 'Cellophane*. Since the optimum temperature for growth of this isolate of M. lacrymans was found to be close to ° C., tubes were incubated either at room temperature ( C.) or at ° C.

This book explains the environmental behavior and toxicological effects of mercury on humans and other organisms, and provides a baseline for what is known and what uncertainties remain in respect to mercury cycling.

The chapters focus on the fundamental science underlying the environmental chemistry and fate of mercury. The en­vironment which is an aggregate of all external conditions including temperature, moisture (relative humidity), light and the competing microorganisms; affects the life and form of the pathogen of the inoculum.

The optimum environmental condition for ideal growth of a pathogen again varies on the nature of the pathogen and the host surface. Environmental mercury can exist in its elemental form, as inorganic mercury or as organic mercury.

In its elemental form mercury exists as liquid metal, which in spite of its low vapor pressure (2 µm Hg), can be converted to a vapor at room temperature due to its low latent heat of evaporation ( kJ/kg) and its relative absence from ambient air. While it is well-known that the toxicity of mercury for plants is related to its bioavailability in the environment in which the plant lives, few studies have addressed Hg effects under controlled conditions of life-limiting available Hg concentrations.

This study examines the effects of Hg on the holm oak (Quercus ilex L.) exposed to medium-high available Hg concentrations. The development and behaviour of mycelial strands in Merulius lacrymans (Wulf) Fr. Strand development during growth from a food-base through a non-nutrient medium.

Ann. Bot., N. 21, – (). Google Scholar. Carol E. Pesch, Wayne R. Munns, Ruth Gutjahr‐Gobell, Effects of a contaminated sediment on life history traits and population growth rate of Neanthes arenaceodentata (polychaeta: Nereidae) in the laboratory, Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, /etc, 10, 6, (), ().Panellus stipticus, commonly known as the bitter oyster, the astringent panus, the luminescent panellus, or the stiptic fungus, is a species of fungus in the family Mycenaceae, and the type species of the genus Panellus.A common and widely distributed species, it is found in Asia, Australia, Europe, and North America, where it grows in groups or dense overlapping clusters on the logs, stumps.maximum growth of most of the agricultural plants is between 15 and 40ºC.

• The temperature of a place is largely determined by distance from the equator its (latitude) and altitude. • It influences distribution of crop plants and vegetation.

• Germination, growth and .