Image of the Day: A Fungus Among Us
Image of the Day: A Fungus Among Us
A new report from Kew Gardens highlights the fungal diversity of the world.
Image of the Day: A Fungus Among Us
Image of the Day: A Fungus Among Us

A new report from Kew Gardens highlights the fungal diversity of the world.

A new report from Kew Gardens highlights the fungal diversity of the world.

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Two Fungal Species—One Pathogenic, One Benign—Are Actually the Same
Two Fungal Species—One Pathogenic, One Benign—Are Actually the Same
Sukanya Charuchandra | Jul 19, 2018
Under one name the species is used in food fermentation, and under the other it is a drug-resistant cause of yeast infections.
Image of the Day: Bacterial Highways
Image of the Day: Bacterial Highways
The Scientist Staff | Jan 25, 2018
Fungal pathways in cheese rinds affect the composition of bacterial communities residing there.
Image of the Day: Flower in a Mushroom Suit
Image of the Day: Flower in a Mushroom Suit
The Scientist Staff | Nov 21, 2017
Scientists discover the real pollinators of a popular houseplant flower. 
Image of the Day: Beautiful Bacteria 
Image of the Day: Beautiful Bacteria 
The Scientist Staff | May 23, 2017
Artists paint with colorful microbes on agar palettes for the American Society for Microbiology's Agar Art Contest.
Scalp Microbiome Linked to Dandruff Severity
Scalp Microbiome Linked to Dandruff Severity
Catherine Offord | May 12, 2016
Researchers identify differences in the composition of microbial species living on the scalps of people with different levels of dandruff.
Fungal Security Force
Fungal Security Force
Karen Zusi | Feb 1, 2016
In yew trees, Taxol-producing fungi function as an immune system to ward off pathogens.
Microorganisms Make a House a Home?
Microorganisms Make a House a Home?
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 26, 2015
The fungal and bacterial communities in household dust can reveal some details about a building’s inhabitants.
2014’s Most “Liked” Images of the Day
2014’s Most “Liked” Images of the Day
Bob Grant | Dec 24, 2014
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Lichen Legion
Lichen Legion
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 2, 2014
Genetic analysis splits one species into 126.