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Table 1 Comparative performance of selected Aspergillus bombycis culture with other fungal strains for dye removal from aqueous solutions

From: Mineralization of a sulfonated textile dye Reactive Red 31 from simulated wastewater using pellets of Aspergillus bombycis

Fungal strain Dye (concentration) Time duration Decolorization (%) References
Aspergillus niger Congo Red (10 mg/L) 36 h 99 Karthikeyan et al. (2010)
Aspergillus niger Acid Red 151 (20 mg/L)
Orange II (20 mg/L)
24 h 98
84
Ali et al. (2009a, b)
Aspergillus bombycis Reactive Red 31 (20 mg/L) 12 h 99 Present study
Armillaria sp. Reactive Black 5 (100 mg/L) 96 h 65 Hadibarata et al. (2012)
Phanerochaete chrysosporium Direct Red 80 (20 mg/L) 72 h 100 Sen et al. (2012)
Trametes versicolor Blue 49 (50 mg/L) 7 days 94 Pilatin and Kunduhoglu (2011)
Pleurotus sajor-caju Reactive Blue 220 (50 mg/L) 11 days 100 Munari et al. (2008)
Phanerochaete chrysosporium Direct Red 80 (50 mg/L) 24 h 100 Singh et al. (2010)