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Table 4 Fungus-mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles

From: A review on biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles and their biocidal properties

Fungus Size and shape Location Key references
Aspergillu flavus 8.92 nm; spherical Cell wall Vigneshwaran et al. [217]
A. fumigatus Extracellular Bhainsa and D’Souza [218]
A. terreus 1–20 nm; spherical Extracellular Li et al. [219]
Cladosporium cladosporioides 10–100 nm Balaji et al. [220]
Coriolus versicolor 25–75, 444–491 nm; spherical Extracellular and intracellular Sanghi and Verma [221]
Fusarium oxysporum Extracellular Ahmad et al. [222]
20–50 nm; spherical Extracellular Durán et al. [164]
5–50 nm Senapati et al. [223]
Humicola sp. 5–25 nm; spherical Extracellular Syed et al. [224]
Macrophomina phaseolina 5–40 nm; spherical Cell-free filtrate Chowdhury et al. [225]
Pediococcus pentosaceus Extracellular Shahverdi et al. [15]
Penicillium brevicompactum 58.35 ± 17.88 nm Shaligram et al. [226]
P. fellutanum 5–25 nm; spherical Extracellular Kathiresan et al. [215]
P. nalgiovense AJ12 25 ± 2.8 nm; spherical Cell-free filtrate Maliszewska et al. [227]
Phaenerochaete chrysosporium 5–200 nm; pyramidal Vigneshwaran et al. [228]
Phoma glomerata 60–80 nm; spherical Birla et al. [229]
Pleurotus ostreatus < 40 nm; spherical Al-Bahrani et al. [230]
P. sajor-caju 30.5 ± 4.0 nm; spherical Extracellular Vigneshwaran et al. [231]
Trichoderma asperellum 13–18 nm; nanocrystalline Extracellular Mukherjee et al. [232]
T. reesei 5–50 nm Extracellular Vahabi et al. [233]
T. viride 5–40 nm; spherical Extracellular Fayaz et al. [234]
T. viride 2–5 nm; spherical
40–65 nm; rectangular
50–100 nm; penta/hexagonal (Obtained at varying pH, reaction time and temperature of the reaction mixture)
Cell free extract Kumari et al. [235]