Climatic and anthropogenic factors structuring the occurrence of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infection: 10 years of chytrid research in Chile

Mario Alvardo-Rybak, Manuel Lepe, Alexandra Peñafiel-Ricaurte, Andrés Valenzuela, Fernando O. Mardones, Leonardo D. Bacigalupe, Andrew Cunningham, Claudio Soto-Azat Chytridiomycosis, due to the fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd), has been associated with the alarming decline and extinction of amphibians worldwide. This fungus infects all amphibian orders: Anura, Urodela and Gymnophiona, in which…

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