ISSN 10674136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2010, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 445–449. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2010. Original Russian Text © I.V. Stavishenko, 2010, published in Ekologiya, 2010, No. 5, pp. 397–400. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS The State of Forest Xylotrophic Fungal Communities Exposed to Industrial Air Pollutants I. V. Stavishenko Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos’mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia email: firstname.lastname@example.org Received January 20, 2010 Key words: air pollutants, sulfur dioxide, polymetallic dust, acid gases, and fluorine compounds, aerotechno genic pollution, xylotrophic fungi, mycocoplexes, mycobiota transformation, bioindication. DOI: 10.1134/S1067413610050140 Xylotrophic basidial fungi are an essential compo communities (cenomycocomplexes) was studied by nent of forest ecosystems that determines their stabil the “broken” transect method, in temporary test plots ity and productivity (Bondartseva, 2000; Tyler, 1984; containing at least 200 trees of forestforming species. etc.). The high sensitivity of this group to changes in In each industrial area along the westward transect, natural climatic and anthropogenic factors allows mycocomplexes were studied in plots located 1, 2, 3, using it as an individual biondicator (Bondartseva and and 4 km from the pollution source plant: near the Svishch, 1991; Mukhin et al., 2000;
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