June 17, 2022: Expeditions to high-altitudes of the Tropical Andes of Peru have allowed us to discover a new species to Science, Diachea mitchellii. It has been found in relict forests that develop at almost 4000 m, in the Andean mountain range.
The new species have a spectacular iridescent peridium and a calcareous columella. This morphological and molecular study has been led by Dr. Lado, who has dedicated the new species to a dear friend and renowned myxomycetologist, David W. Mitchell, recently deceased. You can read the article just published online in Mycologia in this link.
January 19, 2022: To get off with a good start for the New Year, several members of the Myxotropic [...]
Members of the Myxotropic project describe a misidentified nivicolous species: the importance of combining morphological and molecular data.
December 1, 2021: A new nivicolous myxomycete species, Didymium pseudonivicola, has just been described as result of a comprehensive [...]
November 30, 2021: More than 170 people from 25 countries participated in the first edition of “Protist eDNA – Bio-informatics [...]