Scientists Have Discovered New Species of Fungus

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News:Scientists have discovered a new species of fungus which has been named as Troglomyces Twitteri.

Facts: 

  • Troglomyces Twitteri: It is a type of parasitic fungus.It belongs to an order called Laboulbeniales — tiny fungal parasites that attack insects and millipedes.
  • These fungi live on the outside of host organisms and in this case on the reproductive organs of millipedes.

Additional Facts:

  • Millipedes: They are a group of arthropods that are characterised by having two pairs of jointed legs on most body segments.They are known scientifically as the class Diplopoda.