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Fungi of Borneo

Borneo’s montane forests represent a diversity hot spot for ectomycorrhizal fungi. József Geml, Luis Morgado, Tatiana Semenova-Nelsen, and Menno Schilthuizen ...

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Red list of risk

Photo: The Phengaris teleius, a critically endangered butterfly from the Red List

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Discovering the hidden diversity of fungi in Chile III

The final part of the GoLife team’s fieldwork took part in the Valdivian temperate rainforest ecoregion in southern Chile.

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Discovering the hidden diversity of fungi in Chile II

Part 2: Mycota of the Araucaria and Nothofagus forests Photo: Forests of Nothofagus dombeyi and N. pumilio in the Mocho-Choshuenco National Reserve ...

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Discovering the hidden diversity of fungi in Chile I

Part 1: Fungi of the Atacama desert Photo: József Geml collecting soil samples in the Atacama desert (credit: A. Elizabeth Arnold)

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Texas VII

  I can’t believe that my trip here is almost done.  Eight weeks. When I arrived it was sort of warm and ...

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Shipping VI

So there has been one aspect to this trip that has been making me super nervous is shipping all the specimens back ...

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Research! V

The building where the collection is housed is pretty busy. Students coming in and out, visiting researchers looking at material, lots of ...

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Ancient peoples shaped the Amazon rainforest

The Amazon consists of an estimated 16,000 tree species! Hans ter Steege, researcher at Naturalis, conducts research on these trees. Which ...

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Coat of many colours in the Caribbean snail Cyphoma gibbosum

Less is more: New research can lead to less species

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