Cordyceps - attack of the killer fungi

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Cordyceps - attack of the killer fungi

Postby PYoungbaer » Aug 18, 2010 1:49 pm

And we thought Geomyces destructans was bad....

http://www.aolnews.com/surge-desk/artic ... 2F19598309
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Re: Cordyceps - attack of the killer fungi

Postby BrianC » Aug 18, 2010 4:59 pm

It says that the fungus is a parasite that survives on the host. As with WNS, what is the trigger? Does it really matter if WNS is also 40 million years old?.
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Re: Cordyceps - attack of the killer fungi

Postby peter febb » Sep 4, 2010 10:52 am

Wait till you see Cordyceps spelunkus.
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Re: Cordyceps - attack of the killer fungi

Postby Squirrel Girl » Sep 4, 2010 11:04 am

PYoungbaer wrote:And we thought Geomyces destructans was bad....

http://www.aolnews.com/surge-desk/artic ... 2F19598309


That's pretty incredible. Horrifying to see the animals affected like that. On the other hand, I've been fighting ants in my house for 3 years and think maybe I should acquire some of that fungus.
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