• Kate

    "This Carolina leaf-roller (Camptonotus carolinensis) has succumbed to an infection by a species of Cordyceps, a genus of entomopathogenic fungi. Cordyceps are well-known for inducing changes in insect behaviour, making them climb plants before they die. When the fruiting bodies burst forth from the insect, this high position helps spread the fungal spores to new victims."

  • Sam A

    Deadly Fungus Cordyceps. Cordyceps are a species of fungi that invade the bodies of insects, first making them act strangely by affecting their nervous system, then they die. Morbid and yet strangely captivating. The game "The Last Of Us" recently made a story based around cordyceps.

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