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Invasive Fungi Wreak Havoc on Species Worldwide [Slide Show]

Human activity like trade has helped launch a deadly wave of fungal disease

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TOAD:

Midwife toad mass mortalities in the Western Pyrenees caused by chytridiomycosis.....[ More ]

CRAYFISH:

European crayfish plague caused by the oomycete Aphanomyces astaci .....[ More ]

PERCH:

Climbing perch infected with the oomycete Aphanomyces invadans, causing epizootic ulcerative syndrome.....[ More ]

RICE:

Rice blast fungus Magnaporthe oryzae infecting rice.....[ More ]

SEA FANS:

Sea fans ( Gorgonia ventalina ) infected with Aspergillus sydowii .....[ More ]

BATS:

Little brown bat mortalities caused by a Geomyces destructans infection.....[ More ]

TURTLES:

Loggerhead turtle eggs killed by the fungus Fusarium solani in Cape Verde.....[ More ]

RATTLER:

Eastern massasauga rattlesnake infected with chrysosporium.....[ More ]

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