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.


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 [...]

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 [...]

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