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Table 2 Fungal strains associated with PE degradation

From: Biodegradation of polyethylene: a brief review

Fungal strain Substrate Country of origin References
Fusarium redolens LDPE C14 labelled; UV treated Sweden [1, 49]
Verticillium lecanii LDPE Sweden [49]
Phanerochaete chrysosporium LDPE/starch Turkey [76]
Penicillum simplicissimum HDPE UV treated Japan [119]
Aspergillus niger Thermal treated LDPE USA [113]
Penicillum pinophilum Powdered LDPE USA [113]
Cladosporium cladosporioides Degradable polyethylene green film France, UK [14]
Glioclodium virens Thermal treated LDPE Mexico [64]
Aspergillus flavus LDPE and HDPE film France, Czech Republic [54]