Observation 131002: Gibellula Cavara
When: 2013-03-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Parasitized Arachnid? Found this vey small (spider?) covered in fungi. Also found another web with what I think is a similar type of Fungi that seems to attack small arachnids or spiders. For site info only. (loaded as a matter of interest)) kk

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
77% (3)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight: microscopic feature would be requiered to narrow down its name and confirm it is truly a gibellula
31% (2)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight

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one fungus, one name
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2013-04-01 17:23:04 COT (-0500)

Torrubiella = teleomorph
Gibellula = anamorph
Granulomanus = synanamorph

which of these ought be applied to these “araneogenous” fungi, I’m not sure, but I believe it may be determined on a species by species basis.

Moved image _ID70313

Will move this image to a new file

Comment 2nd image

Danny, I think there may be two(mixed) images from the results so far. The 2nd image may be your ID? If you agree I will load it seperately

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