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Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis in culture

Mat's mini-movie from around 2003. Some nice shots of the sporangia with zoospores 'pinging around.

Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis - Colonies, Zoosporangia and zoospores

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Effects of Density on Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis ... Yellow Legged-frogs

RACHOWICZ, LARA1,2*, and CHERIE BRIGGS2 1Resources Management and Science, Yosemite National Park, Yosemite, CA, lara_rachowicz@nps.gov; 2Dept. of Integrativ...

Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis - swimming zoospores

Chytrid Fungus: SAVE THE FROGS! Academy Class

Dr. Kerry Kriger discusses the chytrid fungus (Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis), including his Ph.D. research on chytridiomycosis in Eastern Australia. Susan ...

Neobatrachia - Chytrid Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis Causing Chytridiomycosis in Amphibians

Chytrid Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis Causing Chytridiomycosis in Amphibians 2012 6Traxx GORENOISE VOMITNOISE NOISE.

Neobatrachia - Chytrid Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis Causing Chytridiomycosis in Amphibians [Full]

Banda: Neobatrachia Álbum: Chytrid Batrachochytrium Dendrobatidis Causing Chytridiomycosis in Amphibians Género: Gorenoise/Vomitnoise Año: 2012 País: - 1- In...

Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis - zoospores inside Zoosporangium

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La gran amenaza de los anfibios

Presentación de María Luz Arellano (UNLP) sobre las problemáticas que afectan a los anfibios del mundo y de nuestro país, en especial la quitridiomicosis, ca...

Colony of Chytrid causing bacteria - Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd)

Bd is a fungal disease the is causing amphibian extinctions all over the world. This is a 100X view of a colony being grown for conservation research. This f...

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78 news items

New York Times

New York Times
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:08:28 -0700

In the frog disappearances, the culprit, a fungus called Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, was not identified until decades after the extinctions had begun. Where it originated is still not known. The effects of that fungus, Dr. Vredenburg said ...
Science Careers Blog (subscription)
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:48:45 -0700

A new kind of amphibian apocalypse could be approaching. In the late 1980s, a deadly fungus called Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd) began to send more than 200 species of amphibians spiraling toward extinction. Although many groups suffered, frogs ...

Cornell Chronicle

Cornell Chronicle
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700

B. salamandrivorans is a sister fungus to another pathogen, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), which has infected more than 350 species globally, leading to large declines of frogs, and has caused extinctions of a number of frog populations since the ...

National Geographic

National Geographic
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700

The Asian newcomer is a cousin of another fungus, called Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, or Bd, which has annihilated amphibians like frogs, toads, and salamanders around the globe over the past few decades, slaughtering more than 40 percent of ...

Capital Wired

Capital Wired
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:56:15 -0700

The culprit, in the case of the frog disappearance is a fungus known as Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, and it was not identified, until decades, even after the extinctions had begun. The researchers are still unaware that from where it was originated.


Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:00:00 -0700

More than 200 frogs, toads, and other amphibian species around the world are threatened by a lethal skin disease caused by the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). Last year, a related pathogen was discovered decimating populations of ...

The Utah People's Post

The Utah People's Post
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:03:45 -0700

B. salamandrivorans, the fungus that spread from Asia is related to Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis which previously killed of numerous amphibian species ranging from frogs to salamanders. Salamanders that survived the previous outbreak are now at high ...


Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:22:30 -0700

In a 2008 report, scientists studied the disappearance of the entire population of frogs and found the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis was the culprit. This has led to increased awareness among animal traders—particularly amphibians—as the ...

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