​Laboratory of Fungal Ecology and Systematics

July 2017

LESF member Bruna!

 

Bruna had her FAPESP scholarship approved. Congratulations!

April 2017

New paper published by LESF member

 

Sadala's first paper describes how Escovopsis and Escovopsioides fungi interact with the fungus cultivated by leaf-cutting ants. Check this publication here

September 2016

New fungal disease in ant fungus gardens

 

Mariana Barcoto's first paper describes how Syncephalastrum fungi can impact the fungiculture by attine ants. Check this publication here

April 2016

Fungi and attine ant gardens

 

How many fungi one can find in an ant colony? Check our latest publication here

January 2016

New Trichoderma species from ant colonies

 

Our student from Peru, Quimi Montoya, discovered three new species from attine ant colonies. You find this awelsome LESF publication here.

November 2015

Fungal parasites in leaf-cutting ant colonies

Check this news published by FAPESP about our lastest research paper - Meirelles et al. (2015). Also, check the documentary about our lab.