Scientists used to think that only mammals sought out truffles, but a new study shows that birds also pursue these underground fungi.
The researchers collected the feces of two common ground-dwelling bird species in Patagonia and found ... READ MORE
A multidisciplinary team of scientists will study how wildfire smoke spreads fungi that can affect human health, using artificial intelligence to predict future threats
This will be the first study of its kind in a new scientific field: ... READ MORE
Now that we’re knee-deep in strawberry season, many growers owe Clyde Fraisse and Natalia Peres a debt of gratitude. About a decade ago, Peres saw a need for a fungicide decision-support tool. Farmers sprayed about every week to control strawberry ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Fungal diseases are increasing in animals, which might have serious consequences for wildlife living in a hotter world, said a University of Florida scientist.
A new study published in the international journal Scientific ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The next time you take a stroll through the woods here in Gainesville, you might want to look down – you could be walking on an undiscovered species of fungus.
University of Florida post-doctoral researcher Keisuke ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Scientists have long tracked the migratory patterns of monarch butterflies, studied the longevity of the redwoods and know how the melting of the ice caps is affecting polar bears. But, until now, it has been difficult ... READ MORE
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For years, scientists have tried to use environmentally friendly fungi to control fire ant infestations.
But the ants’ social behaviors — such as hauling ... READ MORE