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Fungus victim

Fungus victim
Gill, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
April 30, 2011
Anyone recognize what's left of this moth, beyond Noctuoidea?

Moved
Moved from Moths.

Very cool!
FYI I sent this pic and link to Bob Patterson. Maybe he'll have some insight as to the moth.

 
Bob Patterson's comments:
"I don't have anything to add. First case of that I saw involved a Spinx Moth."

Beauveria fungus?
Not any help on the moth, but I found one similar a couple years ago that my mycologist friend tentatively identified here.

 
Great, thanks!
I was interested in that too, but didn't think anyone would have a clue.
Would your friend be willing to examine specimens? I considered collecting this, but didn't know who I would give it to.

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