Cover Story Sunday WI State J.
Researchers work to protect Wisconsin bats against deadly disease
DODGEVILLE - Bat researcher Dave Redell went to work trapping bats one night last week with the gloomy knowledge that, within two to three years, many of the animals caught in his nets could be dead.
by Ron Seely, posted September 5, 2009.
MSA talk covered in Science News
On plant invaders and bat fungus -- Reports from the Botany & Mycology 2009 meeting
by Susan Milius August 29th, 2009; Vol.176 #5 (p. 13)
Bat WNS and a new species Geomyces destructans
We have isolated and cultured the associated psychrophilic fungus and causative agent of the
White-Nose Syndrome cutaneous infection, a new species of Geomyces
Download Mycotaxon Article
Geomyces destructans fungus of the month
Read more at Tom Volk's fungus of the month
US Congressional hearings on bat WNS
Video from US Congressional Hearing
Bat White-Nose Syndrome Spreads to More States
From a center near Albany, NY, WNS has now spread to West Virginia and central Pennsylvania.
NPR March 11 story
White-Nose Syndrome Threatens the Survival of Hibernating Bats in North America
What is killing our bats?
Thousands of bats are dying in the US NE. We identified the associated fungus, potentially a new species of Geomyces
Read about it on line at Science Express
Bat Disease Fungus Identified,
New York Times
Fungus May Be Culprit In Deadly Bat Epidemic,
National Public Radio (NPR)
Fungus May Be Culprit In Deadly Bat Epidemic, Talk of the Nation,
Deadly Bat Disease Linked to Cold-Loving Fungus, Brian Handwerk,
National Geographic News
Die-off of bats is linked to new fungus, Thomas H. Maugh II,
Los Angeles Times
Nasty fungus may be killing bats, Will Dunham,
Die-off of bats linked to new fungus,
What's Causing Bats to Drop Like Flies?, Larry Greenemeier,
Deadly bat fungus fingered,
The Scientist, UK
Bat syndrome's telltale white nose-mold new to science, Susan Milius,
Bats Are Dying From White Nose Mold, But Researchers Don’t Know Why,