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Fungal diseases

08 February 2016 publication

Fungal diseases can have a devastating effect on our health and our environment. From mycotoxins and mycoviruses to the mechanisms of infection of Chalara fraxinea, Candida and Cryptococcus, we touch on the many ways fungal diseases can affect people, animals and plants in this issue of Microbiology Today.

Ash dieback is caused by the fungus, Hymenoscyphus fraxineus, and features in the following video accompanying the issue.