The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Glomus microsporum

Glomus microsporum is reported from 1 state(s) of India namely Tamil Nadu, GPS location for which is shown in map. Data can also be searched by location by clicking distribution map in menu checklist. A conclusion about their occurrence has been drawn on basis of culture based studies (bibliography given below). Availability of live culture of Glomus microsporum can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Glomus microsporum is available at
Taxonomically reliable and clean sequences spanning small subunit (SSU) rRNA, Internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and large subunit rRNA region isolated from live cultures of AM fungal spores of Glomus microsporum have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
Order    : Glomerales
Family   : Glomeraceae
Genus   :Glomus
Species :microsporum
*Indicates data of present project
  1. Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) in the Rhizosphere of Helianthus annuus L.American-Eurasian J. Agric. & Environ. Sci., 13 (7): 982-987, 2013