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Fungus

KCBS Animal Update: The Fungus Among Us

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett with the SF ASPCA says veterinarians encounter ringworm the most, but researchers are trying to find out more about another fungus that is killing off bats, an important part of our ecosystem.

11/11/2013

Bicycle commuters ride past palm trees in front of the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Diseased SF Embarcadero Palm Trees Will Be Costly To Replace

Dozens of the palm trees San Francisco planted after Loma Prieta to evoke feelings of California dreaming along the Embarcadero have been dying a slow death, a city official said Thursday.

05/16/2013

NAPA, CA - NOVEMBER 14: Atmosphere at Miner Family Vineyard as part of Aloft Hotels Presents Live in the Vineyard on November 14, 2010 in Napa, California. (Photo by Tim Mosenfelder/Getty Images for Aloft Hotels)

Wet Weather Puts A Damper On Wine Country

Some farmers in the Wine Country are taking precautions against the wet weather to protect their crops from fungus.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/04/2011