Beauveria bassiana is a kind of deceitful fungus. It has a vegetative organ-hyphae and a reproductive organ-conidia, and the hyphae has a diaphragm and branches. Beauveria bassiana has a wide distribution range.
Beauveria bassiana has been found in high mountains from a few meters above sea level to more than 2,000 meters. Beauveria bassiana can invade more than 200 kinds of insects and mites in 6 orders and 15 families.
Beauverin (macrocyclic lipid toxin) and calcium oxalate crystals are continuously produced. These substances can cause insect poisoning, change the function of body fluids, disrupt metabolism and cause death.
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