A Deadly Fungus Afflicting Amphibians Arose in Korea, Spread Via Human Trade (1 of 1) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption The American bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana) was introduced into Taiwan from the United States via Japan. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the 11 May 2018 issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by S.J. O'Hanlon at Imperial College London in London, UK, and colleagues was titled, "Recent Asian origin of chytrid fungi causing global amphibian declines." Credit Dirk Schmeller Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the material when publishing. This material may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. 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.