Zombie Fungi, Spores and Viruses with Neil deGrasse Tyson and Laurie Garrett

Posted on by Laurie Garrett

Could the fungus that turns ants in the rain forest into zombies attack humans? Neil deGrasse Tyson and Chuck Nice discuss the various ways fungi and bacterial spores invade our personal ecology with infectious disease expert Laurie Garrett, from tasty fungi like Shiitake mushrooms to athlete's foot and jock itch. Enjoy this Cosmic Query from StarTalk Radio.