How a Chicago Woman Fell Victim to Candida Auris, a Drug-Resistant Fungus – The New York Times

The Borg-like disease evolves resistance to anything used within each patient.  Whatever survives each treatment passes on the survival trait.

The mysterious infection has appeared at hospitals around the world, but few institutions or families have discussed their experience.

Toadstool

Toadstool

Amanita phalloides, or death cap, in the courtyard of Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT.

Bracket fungus

Piptoporus betulinus. At Tunxis Community College in Farmington, CT. This is unusual because it was growing in the ground instead of on a birch tree, which is their normal roost. Maybe the mulch is made from birch.

 

Blusher mushroom badly pretending to be a four-leaf clover.

 

Blusher mushroom badly pretending to be a four-leaf clover. | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Amanita rubescens. At Wharton Brook State Park in North Haven, CT.