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Cordyceps in glass

You may remember Wesley Fleming, the glass artist I blogged about last year. It seems he’s accomplished a remarkable new piece: a leafcutter ant infected with a parasitic Cordyceps fungus. As far as I know this is the first Cordyceps ever created from glass.

If you’d like to see it in person, this and some of Fleming’s other pieces will be on display at the Racine Art Museum this summer.

What is Cordyceps, you ask? Watch:

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Exquisite Glass Insects

A comment left on this blog last week alerted me to the sublime glasswork of artist Wesley Fleming.  Wow. Not only are the pieces aesthetically stunning, they are also largely anatomically accurate.  Legs attached to the right spots, tarsal segments counted out, tibial spurs in place.

If you have a few minutes, do yourself a favor and visit Fleming’s gallery.

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