An online educational resource dedicated to the photography of fungi;
mushrooms, toadstools, brackets, cups, plant diseases etc., found
in South-West England, especially Devon and Cornwall, by David Fenwick.

A-P-H-O-T-O Wildlife Stock Image Library
Entomophthora forficulae var. major ? - Entomopathogenic Fungus
Entomopathogenic Fungus
Entomophthora forficulae
var. major ?
- on Common Earwig 1

Species found on Common Earwig found beside public footpath near Ennestreven Farm, Sancreed, near Penzance, Cornwall. 14.10.13.

The specimen here was not microscopically examined so the fungus could equally well be an unrelated species called Beauvaria bassiana.

Entomophthora forficulae var major Entomopathogenic Fungus Zygomycota Images
The main objective of this website is in furthering environmental awareness and education through the medium of photography. To increase awareness and access to the wildlife of the region and help
people find and identify it. The difference between species is rarely obvious, many species can only be determined by observing microscopic characteristics that are specific to any one species.