Table 1: Species and frequencies of the fungi isolated from 300 foragers of Atta bisphaerica.

Fungus speciesFrequency of occurrence (in 300 workers)

Aspergillus niger1
Aspergillus ochraceus44
Aspergillus sclerotiorum5
Beauveria bassiana1
Cladosporium sp. 15
Mucor hiemalis4
Mucor racemosus10
Penicillium lilacinum2
Penicillium sp. 12
Penicillium sp. 21
Mycelia sterilia5