Paperback: 60 pages
Publisher: Forgotten Books (June 20, 2012)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.1 x 9 inches
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As early as 1754, according to M. C. Cooke,1 a popular description was written by Father Torrubia of a fungus growing out from the bodies of wasps. Father Torrubia had collected specimens of this at Havana, Cuba, as early as 1749. Cooke thinks that this fungus was Cordyceps spccoccphala. He quotes Torrubia saccount fromE dwards Gleanings inN atural History published in 1758, and says that this species represents the rather celebrated vegetable wa...