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
Feb 4, 2015

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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