June 3, 2016: An international team of scientists led by Dr. Carlos Lado from the Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC (Madrid, Spain), that included Dr. Arturo Estrada-Torres (Autonomous University of Tlaxcala, Mexico), Dr. Asunción Cano (Natural History Museum of Lima, Peru), Diana Wrigley de Basanta (U.K.) and Italo Treviño (Instituto científico Michael Owen Dillon, Peru) completed a sampling trip to Peru in April. An important number of samples from the dry interandean valleys and “altiplano” of the Peruvian Andes have been collected during the three weeks of field work. The study of these samples will help us to better understand myxomycete diversity in these previously unexplored Neotropical arid zones.
Diachea mitchellii, a rainbow-like species entering the list of Physarales discovered in the Neotropical Region.
June 17, 2022: Expeditions to high-altitudes of the Tropical Andes of Peru have allowed us to discover a new species [...]
“Iridescent landscape”, by Carlos de Mier, among the very best pictures of FOTCIENCIA 18th exhibition.
June 10, 2022: The photographer and image technician Carlos de Mier, a dear member of the Myxotropic project, has [...]
March 30, 2022: The Myxomycetes represent a relevant group of microorganisms in tropical areas. However, some very interesting regions, [...]