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Ophiocordyceps lloydii var. lloydii

Ophiocordyceps lloydii var. lloydii

An Ophiocordyceps lloydii var. lloydii ant-killing fungus sprouts two sexual fruiting bodies from the carcass of a Camponotus carpenter ant it has killed. Normally, this fungal species sprouts one sexual and one asexual stalk. Armenia, Belize (Thanks to João Araújo for the identification)

ophiocordycepscordycepszombie funguscamponotusinsect killing fungus