First of two parts
The term Minakatella longifolia G. Lister may be known to few beyond the scientific fraternity, but behind the story of this slime mold — and of how specimens of it came to be at the Natural History Museum in London — is one of the most fascinating men in Japan’s modern era. This week and next, I will be recounting the life story of the scientist after whom Minakatella was named: Kumagusu Minakata.
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