Death by fungi

日期:2019-03-07 02:07:04 作者:金眯裙 阅读:

The mysterious decline in numbers of the world’s amphibians may be caused by introduced epidemics. Fungal infections, parasites, pollution and habitat loss have all been invoked to explain mass deaths of amphibians in the past decade. But in the electronic journal Emerging Infectious Diseases (vol 5, no 6), scientists from the US, Britain and Australia say the patterns of death are best explained by an introduced fungal infection sweeping across Central America and Australia,