Decay of reed bundles caused by the activity of the house fungi Merulius lacrymans Schum. and Coniophora cerebella Schr
Vladimirskaya, Mme, N.N.
Bull. Leningrad Inst. for Controlling Farm and Forest Pests 3: 75-78
After a passing reference to the increasing usage in Russia of reeds tied in bundles as material for filling in constructional interspaces, the author states that in controlled experiments such bundles were readily and completely rotted by Merulius lacrymans and Coniophora cerebella at high relative humidities of the environmental air.