A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife
Green grasshopper covered with a brown dust which I think is fungal spore. I have cropped the photos so that the brown marks can be better seen.
The grasshopper seemed listless; almost dead. Usually I see (in photos) white fungal filaments cover the hapless insect; even emerge from inside...this one was dusted with spores...early infection, maybe?
Spotted on Dec 23, 2018
Submitted on Dec 27, 2018