Matthew Allender, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (image) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Share Print E-Mail Caption University of Illinois comparative biosciences visiting instructor and wildlife veterinarian Matthew Allender discovered that Chrysosporium, a fungus not normally seen in free-living wildlife, was killing eastern massasauga rattlesnakes in southern Illinois. Credit Photo by L. Brian Stauffer Usage Restrictions Photo may be used to accompany stories about the research described in this release. Credit: L. Brian Stauffer. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.