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Table 4 Pyrosequencing-based fungal phyla present in ISS and Earth-based cleanroom samples

From: Microbiomes of the dust particles collected from the International Space Station and Spacecraft Assembly Facilities

Phylum/class (number of genera) Number of pyrosequences that are retrieved from:
Number of OTU ISS HEPA total ISS HEPA viable ISS Debris total ISS Debris viable JPL-SAF Debris total JPL-SAF Debris viable JPL-103 Debris total JPL-103 Debris viable
Ascomycota
 Dothideomycetes (25) 46 116   24 2681 2997 2089 1184 2362
 Eurotiomycetes (7) 24 508   6278 1537 265 269 7 63
 Leotiomycetes (2) 2      16    
 Arthoniomycetes 8      51 29 1  
 No rank 1      3    
 Saccharomycetes (5) 6 2536   2859   46 5   
 Sordariomycetes (11) 12    233   66 34   
Basidiomycota
 Agaricomycetes (3) 4    148   8    
 Cystobasidiomycetes (3) 7      18 43 424 1020
 Exobasidiomycetes 6 498   555     3  
 Microbotryomycetes (3) 8 108   401   280 111 8  
 Pucciniomycetes 3      2 18   
 Tremellomycetes (5) 23    11 4110 204 175 90 186
 Chytridiomycetes 2      4 1   
Early diverging fungal lineages 1      5 3