Changes

From Bulbapedia, the community-driven Pokémon encyclopedia.
Jump to: navigation, search

Parasect (Pokémon)

56 bytes removed, 10:35, 26 December 2019
Origin
===Origin===
{{Bulbanews|On the Origin of Species: Paras and Parasect}}
Parasect may be based on a {{wp|hermit crab}} with a {{wp|mushroom}} for a shell. It also resembles a {{wp|cicada}} {{wp|Nymph (biology)|nymph}}. TheIt fungus on its back is referred as the [[tochukaso]], which ismay also thebe Japanesebased name ofon a real organism, the {{wp|Ophiocordycepshermit sinensiscrab}}, anwith a {{wp|Parasitoid|endoparasitoidmushroom}} thatfor replacesa the host tissue and can affect the behavior of its {{wp|insect}} hostshell.
 
The fungus on Parasect is identified as [[tochukaso]] ({{wp|Ophiocordyceps sinensis}}), an {{wp|Parasitoid|endoparasitoid}} that replaces the host tissue and can affect the behavior of its {{wp|insect}} host.
 
====Name origin====

Navigation menu