Flies meet gruesome end under influence of puppeteer fungus
Carolyn Elya discovered the puppet-master on the balcony of her Berkeley apartment. It was a fungus that infects fruit flies, invading their nervous system and eating them from the inside out. In their death throes, the infected flies—like puppets on ...
Really weird, mind-control zombie fungus sees flies meet a gruesome end
'Puppeteer' fungus eats flies from the inside before spewing spores from their abdomen
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