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Cordyceps - Parasitic Fungi
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Cordyceps - Parasitic Fungi
David Attenborough narrates this piece on the amazing Cordyceps fungus. Each fungus attacks only one species of insect, first by altering their behaviour and then reproduces by fruiting a mushroom off its victim.

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Posted by nova on April 27, 2011
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Comments

Posted by kientad on April 27, 2011 at 5:48 pm
Oh thats creepy.. wow
Posted by kazchen on April 29, 2011 at 8:45 am
Yeah.... creepy indeed.
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