Cordyseps is a genus of parasitic fungi that infects insect. It invades their brain and causes them to go mad. Then the fungus takes over their body and, after the insect dies, the fungus sprouts into this beautifully ornate fruiting body.
malformalady: “ Cordyceps fungus is an airborne genus of sac fungi that includes 400 different species. All have specific individual host species. All Cordyceps species are parasitic mainly on insects and other arthropods. When the Cordyceps fungus.