Aspergillus is a genus of around 200 fungi ( moulds) found worldwide. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aspergillus"
Aspergillus flavus is a fungus associated with aspergillosis of the lungs and sometimes believed to cause corneal, otomycotic, and nasoorbital infections. It is believed to be allergenic. ...more on Wikipedia about "Aspergillus flavus"
Asterophora is the name of a genus of mushrooms, which grow as parasites on other mushrooms. ...more on Wikipedia about "Asterophora"
Beauveria bassiana is a fungus which grows in soils throughout the world and causes disease in various insects by acting as a parasite. It is used as an insecticide to control a number of pests such as termites, and its use in the control of the malaria-causing mosquitos is under investigation. ...more on Wikipedia about "Beauveria bassiana"
Cordyceps is a genus of ascomycete fungi, the most famous of which is the vegetable caterpillar — Cordyceps sinensis. All Cordyceps species are parasitic, mainly on insects and other arthropods; a few are parasitic on other fungi. The mycelium invades and eventually replaces the host tissue, while the fruiting body may be cylindrical, branched, or of very complex shape. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cordyceps"
Eumycetoma is the fungal form of Mycetoma. Mycetoma is a disease of the skin and of connective tissue. There is a bacterial form of the disease, called actinomycetoma. ...more on Wikipedia about "Eumycetoma"
Nosema apis is a microsporidian, a small, unicellular parasite that mainly affects honey bees. It causes nosemosis, also called nosema, which is the most widespread of the adult honey bee diseases. The dormant stage of nosema is a long lived spore which is resistant to temperature extremes and dehydration. Nosema apis spores cannot be killed by freezing contaminated comb. Nosemosis is a listed diseases with the Office International des Epizooties (OIE) . ...more on Wikipedia about "Nosema apis"
Oak wilt is a fungal disease which can quickly kill an oak tree. The tree reacts to the presence of the fungus by plugging its own cambial tissue in an attempt to block the fungus from spreading further. As the area around cambium (the vascular tissue) is crucial for delivering nutrients and water to the rest of the plant, this plug prevents them from travelling up the trunk of the tree, eventually killing it. ...more on Wikipedia about "Oak wilt"
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