Horrifying photo captures moment parasitic fungus bursts from huge spider’s body

Horrifying photo captures moment parasitic fungus bursts from huge spider’s body


The massive spider was discovered with a parasitic fungus bursting by way of 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 putting picture is without doubt one of the profitable pictures from the BMC Ecology and Evolution pictures competitors. The image, taken by evolutionary biologist Roberto García-Roa, was named runner-up within the Crops and Fungi class.