[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:07:51 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘White Mountain National Forest, Albany, Carroll Co., New Hampshire, USA’ to ‘White Mountain National Forest, Albany, New Hampshire, USA’
This fungus consumes and reproduces from the pupa of a moth.
This fungus has parasitized the pupa of a sphinx moth.
growing on a buried moth pupa
The fungus grows from the body of an insect. The insect is not visible at first, usually buried in moss or rotten wood.