Temporal variation in community structure of zoosporic fungi in Lake Biwa, Japan

  title={Temporal variation in community structure of zoosporic fungi in Lake Biwa, Japan},
  author={Peixue Song and Rong Yi and S. Tanabe and Naoshige Goto and Kouji Seto and Maiko Kagami and Seung Un Ban},
  journal={Aquatic Microbial Ecology},
Zoosporic fungi play an important role in aquatic environments, but their diversity, especially that of parasitic fungi of phytoplankton, has still not been fully revealed. We conducted monthly analyses of the community structure of zoosporic fungi at a pelagic site in Lake Biwa, Japan, from May to December 2016. Metabarcoding analysis, targeted to a large subunit region of ribosomal DNA in the nano-size fraction of particles (2−20 μm), was carried out on the samples. We also counted large… Expand

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