Missouri Ponds Provide Opportunity to Study Chytrid (image) Washington University in St. Louis Share Print E-Mail Caption A green frog, Rana (Lithobates) clamitans, in a pond at Washington University's Tyson Research Center. In Missouri, this frog's tadpoles are often infected with the amphibian chytrid fungus but rarely sickened by it, creating an opportunity to delve into chytrid's place in aquatic ecosystems. Credit Travis Mohrman/Tyson Research Center Usage Restrictions Please credit 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.