Image of the Day: Deadly Fan Dance

Spores released from the fan-shaped fruiting body of the Moniliophthora perniciosa mushroom can infect cacao trees and destroy their pods.

The Scientist Staff
Apr 15, 2014

USDA/ARS, SCOTT BAUER

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Image of the Day: Deadly Fan Dance

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