Elemental sulfur: accumulation in different species of fungi

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Science  22 Apr 1977:
Vol. 196, Issue 4288, pp. 428-429
DOI: 10.1126/science.850786


Sulfur, in elemental form, is present in several fungi especially in self-inhibited and resting structures such as dormant spores and sclerotia. The possible importance of sulfur in fungal spore dormancy is discussed.