Danny Newman

Danny Newman

Jan 30, 2018

Group 6 Copy 295
7
Please wait...

About This Project

Of an estimated 3.2 million species of fungi, only some 120,000 are known to science. Most of the undescribed species reside in the tropics. In 2014, myself and a fellow mycologist, Roo Vandegrift, collected some 350 samples of fungi from Reserva Los Cedros; one of the last unlogged watersheds on the western slope of the Andes. We are now looking to begin the microscopic and molecular analysis portions of our research, with the goal of publishing on our findings.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Understanding How Mosquitoes are Repelled by DEET

The recent zika outbreak highlights the importance of personal mosquito protection. The chemical DEET has...

Circulating biomarkers of fibrosis in captive gorillas: a pilot study

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for gorillas in captivity. The ultimate goal of this project...

Community-based Leishmaniasis research in Sri Lanka

Leishmaniasisis a neglected tropical parasitic diseases in the world and is spread by the bite of sand flies...

Backer Badge Funded

A biology project funded by 88 people