Bedbugs-Micro-1010

Bedbugs-Micro-1010

Micro Image Bedbug legs

The fungal spores stick to the legs of bedbugs much like wet feet in sand, and the bugs spread the spores around through their natural grooming habits. Within 20 hours of exposure, the spores germinate and colonize the body, killing the bedbug in four to seven days. 

Image: provided by Giovani Bellicanta