Observation 138877: Cordyceps melolonthae (Tul. & C. Tul.) Sacc.
When: 2013-07-06
( 914m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Found in a mixed hardwood forest of the chestnut oak type. The grub/fruiting body is 7.5 cm in height.

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Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Arora, Mushrooms Demystified, Mushroom Observer

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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All chuckling aside,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2013-07-07 02:27:37 CEST (+0200)

Arora says this is growing on beetle larvae or grubs. I’d say this was growing on a circada larvae.

What was the host?
By: Tom (LanLord)
2013-07-07 00:14:29 CEST (+0200)

Looks like it might have been a johnson

lol…
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2013-07-07 00:05:52 CEST (+0200)

Created: 2013-07-06 23:49:32 CEST (+0200)
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