Horrifying picture captures second parasitic fungus bursts from large spider’s physique


The massive spider was discovered with a parasitic fungus bursting by its physique. (Picture credit score: Roberto García-Roa)

A uncommon picture has captured the second an enormous spider is “defeated” and engulfed by a parasitic fungus, with spores bursting from the arachnid’s again, legs and head 

The placing picture is among the profitable pictures from the BMC Ecology and Evolution images competitors. The image, taken by evolutionary biologist Roberto García-Roa, was named runner-up within the Vegetation and Fungi class. 

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