Fungal strain

decolourization in flasks

decolourization in test tubes

Eupanicillium javanicum strain1

- ( until 15 days)  

- ( until 21 days)  

Fusarium solanistrain 421502

+ ( after 7 days )

+ ( after 7 days )

Cochliobolus lunatus 

+++ ( after 3 days )

+++ ( after 3 days )

Hypocrea lixii strain TXL051

- ( until 15 days)  

- ( until 21 days)  

Aspergillus niger strain 3

+++ ( after 3 days )

+++ ( after 3 days )

Cordyceps sinensis 

- ( until 15 days)  

- ( after 15 days)  

Gibberella fujikuroi 

- ( until 15 days)  

- ( until 21 days)  

Hypocrea lixii strain 2

- ( until 15 days)  

- ( until 21 days)  

Penicillium decumbens strain 1

- ( until 15 days)   

- ( until 21 days)  

Sphaerodes retispora strain 1

- ( until 15 days)   

- ( until 21 days)  

Aspergillus niger strain 1

- ( until 15 days)   

- ( until 21 days)  

Penicillium decumbens strain 4

+++ ( after 3 days )

+++ ( after 3 days )

Alternaria alternata

- ( until 15 days)  

- (until 21 days)  

Sphaerodes retispora strain 2

- ( until 15 days)   

- ( until 21 days)  

Pleospora herbarum

- ( until 15 days)  

- ( until 21 days)  

Eupanicillium javanicum strain 2

- ( until 15 days)  

- ( until 21 days)  


  • =  no change in colour    +  =  mild        +++  =  high
Table 4: Biodegradability experiment (DCPIP) by flasks and test tubes.