Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Muscardine

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_4729

A term used generally in connection with those mycoses of insects in which the fruiting of the pathogenic fungi arise on the exterior of the insect. A number of fungi are capable of causing this condition.

 Fungal Pathogens of Insects

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