The mycoflora of domesticated and wild bees (Apoidea)

@article{Batra2005TheMO,
  title={The mycoflora of domesticated and wild bees (Apoidea)},
  author={Lekh R. Batra and Suzanne W. T. Batra and George E. Bohart},
  journal={Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata},
  year={2005},
  volume={49},
  pages={13-44}
}
Fungi including yeasts are common in the honey stomachs and provisions of diverse bees. They may be parasites, commensals or mutualistic. Yeasts, singly or in association with bacteria, are pioneer colonizers during a microbial succession in larval cells of many subterranean bees. They are followed by fungi such asAspergillus, Penicillium, Emericellopsis, Sartorya, Pseudoarachniotus, Gymnoascus, Carpenteles andFusarium. Aspergillus flavus andSaccharomyces spp. are pathogenic to many species of… Expand

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