Observation 11484: Cordyceps ophioglossoides (Ehrh.) Link
When: 2008-09-23
Collection location: Bavaria, Germany [Click for map]
Who: AL'S (Sig)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: They look like Crab Eyes popping out of the Moss and Grass .

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Dig one up.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-09-24 01:44:05 PDT (-0700)

It could be growing on a hypogeous Scleroderma, such as S. hypogaeum, or Elaphomyces sps. Much depends on what it was growing from.

Amazing
By: AL'S (Sig)
2008-09-23 11:55:27 PDT (-0700)
Looks like
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-09-23 11:29:25 PDT (-0700)

Geoglossaceae in Helotiales, or else Cordyceps or something similar.

Pull one up. If it’s attached to a truffle, a dead bug, or something else like that it’s a Cordyceps. Otherwise it’s probably an earth tongue.

Created: 2008-09-23 11:24:06 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2008-09-23 11:24:06 PDT (-0700)
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