Expedicion 2017May 2, 2017: The second field trip in Peru of the current phase of the Myxotropic project has just finished. On this occasion Dr. Lado, Dr. Estrada-Torres, Dr. Cano and the students Iván García-Cunchillos and Italo Treviño, have been collecting samples of Myxomycetes for three productive weeks. The sampling trip covered the Andean plateau of the provinces of Ayacucho, Huancavelica and Junín, and specifically, the headwaters of the Mantaro river. The unusually large amount of material and data collected during this expedition will provide the scientific community with unprecedented resources, including several new records or even new species to science.

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More conferences are coming up!

June 7, 2017: ICSEM9 (9th International Congress on the Systematics and Ecology of Myxomycetes) will take place in Tanabe (Japan) next August while the IX Latin American Congress of Mycology [...]

Expedition to collect neotropical species of Myxomycetes

May 2, 2017: The second field trip in Peru of the current phase of the Myxotropic project has just finished. On this occasion Dr. Lado, Dr. Estrada-Torres, Dr. Cano and the [...]

15th International Congress of Protistology (ICOP 2017)

April 20, 2017:  This 15th ICOP will be held, in conjunction with the 2017 Annual Meeting of the International Society of Protistologists (ISOP) between 30th July and 4th August. To [...]

Dr. Enrique Lara visited Myxotropic lab

March 16, 2017: We were pleased to welcome Dr. Enrique Lara from the Laboratory of Soil Biodiversity (University of Neuchatel) to our Laboratory. Dr. Lara is a specialist on testate amoebae with a [...]

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