Thursday, August 6, 2009

Creepy fungus...

takes a page from the movie Alien. That's the fungal reproductive stalk growing out of the head of the dead ant. Read about the parasitic fungus Ophiocordyceps unilateralis if you dare (it may give you nightmares.)

Hey, it's the circle of life.

Image courtesy David Hughes/ScienceNews

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