Observation 115000: Cordyceps “sp-TL11464”

When: 2012-10-30

Collection location: Oriente, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Larry (knowyourmushrooms)

No specimen available

these were found growing on the eggs that katydid like insects had laid in fallen logs or buried wood. The wood was often very solid.

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Based on chemical features: KOH turn purple

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Cordyceps pruinosa aff.
By: Tatiana Sanjuan (tsanjuan)
2013-02-16 03:45:30 AEDT (+1100)

Species aff with C. ninchukispora. This kind of entomogenous fungi attack eggs of Orthoptera. When KOH is additioned change from red to purple.

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