Portada an did per 2May 20, 2016: The results obtained from the first survey for myxomycetes in the hyperarid areas of Peru, have just been published in the journal Anales del Jardín Botánico de Madrid. This study shows that these areas, despite the extreme weather conditions, are rich in myxomycetes and host a unique species assemblage. Among almost 80 species recorded, most of them belonging to the order Physarales, there is a new species to Science. Check it out.

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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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