This glass Ant with Cordyceps is almost lifesize and closely modeled after real carpenter ants, and exhibiting colonization by the cordyceps fungi - yuck!

He is made of Effetre (aka "soft") glass via the lampworking technique - sculpted from molten glass rods, over an oxy-propane torch. Afterward, it has been annealed in a digitally-controlled kiln, so is fully stabilized and when properly cared for, should last several human lifetimes (much longer than a live ant!)

Ant with Cordyceps