TABLE 1.

List of fungal taxa identified on the basis of the macroscopic features of colonies and the micromorphology of the reproductive structures detected on the 10 marble specimens of the Milan cathedral

Taxon or samplePresence of growth on indicated samplea
21HO25I4F03314F03514F034I3E03620S028I0M02310T02I20I02619O029
Alternaria spp.××
Aspergillus sp.×
Cladosporium spp.××××
Epicoccum nigrum ×
Pink yeast×
Black yeast×××××
Black microcolony×××××
Mycelia sterilia ××
  • a A cross indicates that fungal growth was present on the sample.