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|Entomopathogenic fungus on Scathophaga stercoraria|
These fungi usually attach to the external body surface of insects in the form of microscopic spores (usually asexual, mitosporic spores also called conidia). Under permissive conditions of temperature and (usually high) moisture, these spores germinate, grow as hyphae and colonize the insect's cuticle; eventually they bore through it and reach the insects' body cavity (hemocoel). Then, the fungal cells proliferate in the host body cavity, usually as walled hyphae or in the form of wall-less protoplasts (depending on the fungus involved). After some time the insect is usually killed (sometimes by fungal toxins) and new propagules (spores) are formed in/on the insect if environmental conditions are again permissive,usually high humidity is required for sporulation.
my mood for Delta Lady - (Joe Cocker)
Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Model: NIKON D90
Software: Adobe Photoshop CS4 Windows
Exposure Time: 5/10 sec
Focal Length: 150/1 mm
Date Taken: 2014-03-29 18:41
Metering Mode: Pattern
File Size: 187 kb
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Nice image and also nice to know the fact behind this.
- [2014-04-01 4:43]
Une belle image accompagné d'un texte inréressant. Je me demande seulement qui tue qui?
very nice composition with beautiful colours and good details
thanks greeting lou