Fluorescent in situ hybridization analysis of WNS affected bats and Geographic Distribution of the Psychrophilic Fungus (Geomyces sp.) Associated with WNS -- Combined Progress Report (pdf, Jan 2010)

David Blehert, Alan Hicks, Peter Youngbaer, and Thomas H. Kunz – USGS National Wildlife Health Center
The goal of this study is to document the geographic distribution of G. destructans in cave substrates in the eastern United States. This study will test the hypothesis that G. destructans is restricted to northern states.