Myxotropic2_136991January 12, 2015:  “Myxomycete diversity of the Patagonian Steppe and bordering areas in Argentina” has just been published in the journal Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid. This research study, led by Carlos Lado, forms part of the Myxotropic Project, and reports the first survey to cover such an extensive area in South America. A total of 133 different species and 5 varieties of myxomycetes representing 31 genera were identi­fied. Download the PDF here: (Lado et al., 2015).


The Myxomycetes at the ISOP Congress

July 8, 2019: The Myxomycetes, traditionally studied by mycologists, are amoebae, and are now in the interest focus of protistologists. The latest results from project MYXOTROPIC will be shared at the [...]

Sampling in the Peruvian Andes

June 18, 2018: Several members of the research group (Carlos Lado, Arturo Estrada, Iván García-Cunchillos and Italo Treviño) have sampled the Andes of Peru, especially the headwaters of the river Marañón, [...]

Another addition to the team

April 15, 2018: Our research group is growing with the arrival of a new member. We want to introduce you to Italo Treviño Zevallos who has just joined the Real Jardín Botánico [...]

We have discovered a new species

March 19, 2018: The description of a new species of Didymium (Physarales) from Peru, based on a combination of morphological and molecular data, enlarges the list of species of this genus [...]

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