white-nosed syndrome http://wmot.org en UTK Researcher Helps Confirm Bat Fungus Diagnosis http://wmot.org/post/utk-researcher-helps-confirm-bat-fungus-diagnosis <p><strong>Knoxville, Tenn (AP/WMOT)</strong>&nbsp; A University of Tennessee researcher has helped confirm a link between a fungus and the widespread death of bats.</p><p>Justin Boyles, a post-doctoral research associate, was one of the study&rsquo;s authors. The study discovered that the fungus <span lang="EN">Geomyces destructans </span>is causing White-nose Syndrome, a disease decimating the bat population.</p> Mon, 07 Nov 2011 17:52:47 +0000 AP/WMOT 3626 at http://wmot.org UTK Researcher Helps Confirm Bat Fungus Diagnosis