Assassin parasites

in partiko •  4 months ago 

Some fungi are able to enter the body of some animals (insects and arachnids), use them as food and finally kill them.

This is a photo of an ant eaten by a mushroom. The yellow is the fruit body of the fungus, it is covered with points from which the reproductive spores emerge.

Crazy right!

Colector: Daniel Navas
Photo: @nelson.micofilo

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