Coprophilous Mycobiota of Oman

Abdulkadir E. Elshafie*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The coprophilous fungal mycobiota of the Sultanate of Oman was surveyed. Its distribution among the different sites and dung types was investigated. Forty-five species belonging to 25 genera are reported. The genera belong to the Discomycetes, Loculoascomycetes, Pyrenomycetes, Plectomycetes, Zygomycetes, Basidiomycetes and Myxomycetes. Most of the genera and species are new records for Oman. Twenty-one species are new records for the Arabian Peninsula and four are new records for Asia. The full text is included on the online database. http://www.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)355-357
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2005


  • Camels
  • Cattle
  • Coprophilous fungi
  • Goats
  • Survey

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science


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