The Last of Us 2 — The Mycology of Cordyceps

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The Last of Us 2 — The Mycology of Cordyceps

In this episode we discuss the celebrity zombie fungus, Ophiocordyceps unilateralis. Its latest trending appearance being The Last of Us Part II— an apocalyptic video game where this fungus has evolved to infect human beings. This was produced by the Naughty Dog for PlayStation.

We go over the mycology of this fungus and debate the likelihood of cordyceps evolving to infect homo sapiens.

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https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1f0wqSFrBcMu8wCKmXmY6s_d4XnyEeiK-?usp=sharing

Alex Dorr

Alex Dorr is the founder and CEO of Mushroom Revival. He launched Mushroom Revival with a mission to revive health with the power of mushrooms.

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