Fun Fact Friday: Fungi Creates Zombies…

In insects of course 😀.
There’s a parasitic fungus that attaches to insects for reproduction. This fungus infects insects, releases chemicals into their brains, which puts them in a zombie like state, and then controls them. They control the insect by taking the insect to an area fit for reproduction of the fungi. The insect clamps on to the plant, and the fungi reproduce. During the process of reproduction, the insect dies.

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