Anopheles gambiae Mosquito Covered in the Mosquito-Killing Fungus Metarhizium pingshaense (image) University of Maryland Share Print E-Mail Caption This composite image shows a dead female Anopheles gambiaeMetarhizium pingshaense, which has been engineered to produce spider and scorpion toxins. The fungus is also engineered to express a green fluorescent protein for easy identification of the toxin-producing fungal structures. Credit Brian Lovett Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.