Identification of Mucorales isolates from soil using morphological and molecular methods.
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Current medical mycology, ISSN: 2423-3439, Vol: 2, Issue: 1, Page: 13-19
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Soil is the main habitat of saprophytic and pathogenic fungi. Mucoromycotina constitutes a large group of soil fungi, with certain opportunistic members causing systemic infections in immunocompromised hosts. The majority of human and animal infections are caused by the members of the genera , , , (, and . Accordingly, in the present study, we aimed to isolate and identify the main genera of the order Mucorales, using molecular assays and morphological features