Parasite of a parasite....

Marianne Elliott conal at oz.net
Tue Apr 30 20:47:12 EST 1996


Eric Grunden wrote:
> 
> Recently in my systematics class, I'm fairly sure I observed
> a mycoparasite parasitizing another mycoparasite that was
> parasitizing the original specimen. I had not seen this before,
> is it common?I don't see why not, although I, personally, have not seen it. 
Out of curiosity, what were the fungi involved?
> 
> Also, is my memory correct that Legionaire's Disease is fungal?
> What is the name of the fungus?It is a bacterium, legionella pneumophilia.
> Hope this helps.
----Marianne



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