Educated Earth // Videos - Life On Earth - Cordyceps - Parasitic Fungi
User:
Pass:
Remember Me
Forgot Pass Register

Our educational work is entirely supported by people like you. Your donations directly add new exhibits and new features to the website, and even helps us open the Prehistoria Natural History Center!




eXTReMe Tracker

Videos / Life On Earth / Cordyceps - Parasitic Fungi







Cordyceps - Parasitic Fungi
Loading the player...

Cordyceps - Parasitic Fungi
David Attenborough narrates this piece on the amazing Cordyceps fungus. Each fungus attacks only one species of insect, first by altering their behaviour and then reproduces by fruiting a mushroom off its victim.

This BBC clip is being provided free of charge for purely educational purposes. We highly encourage you to purchase their documentaries!

  • Currently 3.00/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 3.0 / 5 (1028 votes)
Posted by nova on April 27, 2011
Hits: 57305

More Videos

Nature Inspired Architecture
Nature Inspired Architecture
Type: Tech & Gadgets
Rare Video Footage of Saturn
Rare Video Footage of Saturn
Type: Astronomy
KClO3/Sugar and H2SO4
KClO3/Sugar and H2SO4
Type: Physics & Chemistry
1980s News Report on Nintendo
1980s News Report on Nintendo
Type: Tech & Gadgets
High Speed Robot Hand
High Speed Robot Hand
Type: Tech & Gadgets
Shedding Light on Dark Matter
Shedding Light on Dark Matter
Type: Physics & Chemistry
First Contact With A Native Tribe
First Contact With A Native Tribe
Type: Humanity
The Elements: Forged in Stars
The Elements: Forged in Stars
Type: Astronomy
Brinicles - Icicles of Death
Brinicles - Icicles of Death
Type: Earth Sciences
Biologists Hope To Save Mysterious Marbled Murrelet
Biologists Hope To Save Mysterious Marbled Murrelet
Type: Making A Difference
The Synthesis of Nylon
The Synthesis of Nylon
Type: Physics & Chemistry
Stick Insects of Lord Howe Island
Stick Insects of Lord Howe Island
Type: Life On Earth
Snake vs Woodpecker
Snake vs Woodpecker
Type: Life on Earth
Ultimate Earth
Ultimate Earth
Type: Earth Sciences
Megladon - The Extinct Whale Killer
Megladon - The Extinct Whale Killer
Type: Life on Earth

Comments

Posted by kientad on April 27, 2011 at 5:48 pm
Oh thats creepy.. wow
Posted by kazchen on April 29, 2011 at 8:45 am
Yeah.... creepy indeed.
User: Pass: Remember Me

To comment on this item, please login or register.


Warning: Unknown: Your script possibly relies on a session side-effect which existed until PHP 4.2.3. Please be advised that the session extension does not consider global variables as a source of data, unless register_globals is enabled. You can disable this functionality and this warning by setting session.bug_compat_42 or session.bug_compat_warn to off, respectively in Unknown on line 0