Ascosphaera callicarpa, a New Species of Bee-Loving Fungus, with a Key to the Genus for Europe
We studied the bee specialist fungus Ascosphaera in wild solitary bees to investigate the diversity of the genus in nature and the ecology of these fungi with their bee hosts. A new morphologically...
Imported bumblebees pose 'parasite threat' to native
beesBy Victoria Gill
Science reporter, BBC News
Between 40,000 and 50,000
bumblebee colonies are imported into the UK every year
Bumblebees imported from Europe carry
pathogens that pose a threat to native honeybees and bumblebees in...