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Maquipucuna cloud forest in Ecuador yields new species (of yeast)

Maquipucuna cloud forest in Ecuador yields new species (of yeast)

In a unique collaboration between scientists from the UK, Ecuador and Réunion, a new species of yeast has been discovered growing on the fruit of an unidentified and innocuous bramble collected from the biodiversity-rich Maquipucuna cloud forest nature reserve, near Quito, in Ecuador. “We are actively looking for new yeasts with the ability to ferment […]

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