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

Notes:
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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Eye3
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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.

Akanthomyces
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?

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

Joyce said she thinks the moth was an Imperial Moth.

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