The secrets of honey fungi: Hungarian discoveries regarding largest terrestrial organisms — featured in New York Times | MTA

The secrets of honey fungi: Hungarian discoveries regarding largest terrestrial organisms — featured in New York Times

László Nagy and his research group have been examining the genetics of honey fungi, a genus of parasitic fungi that live on trees and other woody vegetation and are abundant in Hungary’s forests. Their aim was to determine the evolutionary legacy behind their exceptional ability to damage forests.


30 Octrober, 2017


László Nagy (on the far right) and his research group from the Biological Research Centre, Szeged Source: Biological Research Centre, Szeged

Their results were published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, please click here to read the entire article.

The New York Times also published a related article, please click here to read the article.