Observation 106692: Cordyceps tuberculata (Lebert) Maire

When: 2012-08-04

Collection location: Coopers Rock State Forest, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Jim Tunney (Jim Tunney)

No specimen available

Joyce Gross collected this at Coopers Rock and brought it to the Heartwood foray on August 11th. She said that the projections were blunter,rounder when first collected.

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Copyright © 2012 Joyce Gross
Photo by Joyce Gross

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very much so
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-09-03 14:24:45 MST (-0700)

it’s an entomopathogen. see Planet Earth: Jungles for a quick and colorful overview of these fascinating (and widely understudied) fungi.

By: Jim Tunney (Jim Tunney)
2012-09-02 20:31:12 MST (-0700)

Thanks, It’s a good match. They’d still be fungi though?

By: Jim Tunney (Jim Tunney)
2012-08-24 17:34:54 MST (-0700)

Joyce said she thinks the moth was an Imperial Moth.

Created: 2012-08-24 17:32:34 MST (-0700)
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