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Image of the Day: Galápagos Yeast

The newly discovered Kazachstania yasuniensis was found growing on the rotten wood of a Galápagos native, the daisy tree, and is the 4,000th entry in the UK's National Collection of Yeast Cultures.

The Scientist Staff

INSTITUTE OF FOOD RESEARCH, KATHRYN CROSS AND CARMEN NUENO-PALOP(See “Kazachstania yasuniensis sp. nov., a novel ascomycetous yeast species found in mainland Ecuador and on the Galápagos,” International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, 2015.)

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