Photo of Zombie Fungus Infecting Insect Wins Ecology Competition

Photo of Zombie Fungus Infecting Insect Wins Ecology Competition

A photo of a “zombie” fungus that killed a fly and then erupted from its body has won the BMC Ecology and Evolution image competition 2022. The astonishing image was taken by Roberto García-Roa, an evolutionary biologist and conservation photographer, who captured the unsettling photo in the Peruvian jungle of Tambopata.