ABSTRACT : We investigated endophytic fungi diversity of two Pinaceae species (, ) and one
Cupressaceae species () on Mt. Seodae, Korea. In total, 34 isolates were obtained from 19 host plants and
identified according to internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region. As a result, they were placed in 13 taxa. Among them, 52.9%
belonged to Leotiomycetes, 32.3% belonged to Sordariomycetes, 5.8% belonged to Agaricomycetes, and 3.0% for isolates
belonged to either Eurotiomycetes, Dothideomycetes or Ustilaginomycetes. In particular, growing in pine would
be an especially important instance of biodiversity for endophytes, suggesting that further study examining its ecological function
in the environment is critical.