Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Phoma complanata, a New Causal Agent of Archangelica officinalis Hoffm. in Poland


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Morphological and Molecular Characterization of Phoma complanata, a New Causal Agent of Archangelica officinalis Hoffm. in Poland

Beata Zimowska * / Ewa Dorota Zalewska / Ewa Dorota Król / Agnieszka Furmańczyk

Keywords : Phoma complanata, fungus Phoma sensu lato from angelica, ITS rDNA sequences, SEM identification

Citation Information : Polish Journal of Microbiology. Volume 66, Issue 2, Pages 281-285, DOI:

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Received Date : 02-November-2014 / Accepted: 10-April-2017 / Published Online: 28-June-2017



The paper concerns the fungus Phoma complanata, isolated for the first time in Poland, from the roots and umbels of angelica (Archangelica officinalis) in 2009. The morphology of fungal isolates was tested on standard culture media. Moreover, the sequence analysis of ITS regions was conducted. Morphological similarity of P. complanata Polish isolates to the reference isolate obtained from CBS culture collection was determined and together with the molecular analysis confirmed the affiliation of the fungus to the species.

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