Observation 139860: Cordyceps caloceroides group

When: 2002-04-01

Collection location: Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

Photographed and colected by Bryce Kendrick in “a cloud forest” in Ecuador in April of 2002, subsequently housed at the University of British Columbia herbarium, then displayed at a meeting of the Vancouver Mycological Society in October of 2008, where it was photographed and uploaded here:

Observation 22259

Bryce reports that the spider is of the genus Mygale, and though microscopy was attempted, the would-be fertile structures were too immature to observe any spores.

Compare with:

Observation 22259
Observation 139856
Observation 139857
Observation 139858
Observation 139859

Species Lists


Copyright © 2002 Bryce Kendrick
from http://www.mycolog.com/CHAP4b.htm
Copyright © 2002 Bryce Kendrick
from http://www.mycolog.com/CHAP4b.htm

Proposed Names

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Very impressive photos!
By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2016-07-04 19:36:00 PDT (-0700)

Thank you

Host genus update
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2016-07-04 13:01:59 PDT (-0700)

Mygale doesn’t exist! Mygalomorphae is one of two family’s which encompass all tarantulas. The probable genus here — and an equally likely candidate for most of the rest of the befungused tarantulas in the species list — is Pamphobeteus.

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