The caterpillars - the larvae of the ghost moth - live just under the surface of the Himalayan meadows, feeding on the roots of grasses which grow between 4,000 and 5,000 metres above sea level.
Scientific studies reveal that the ghost moths themselves are not directly threatened by the gathering of yarsagumba - the caterpillars infected by the fungus are already dead and so would never continue the species line in any case.
Bob Bruck, professor of plant pathology and forestry at North Carolina State University, says he hasn't found ghost moth
larvae in his plots on Mt.
The first species officially recorded was a carrion crow and the last was the caterpillar of a ghost moth
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