Observation 140208: Metacordyceps G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora

When: 1998-08-17

Collection location: Yunnan, China [Click for map]

Who: Taylor (mycogypsy)

No specimen available

When I first found one of these, I thought it was some sort of Xylaria. Two weeks later, in Thailand, I found two fruit bodies joined and attached to an approx. 20 cm, underground larvae. These were clearly the same species as the one found in China.
I still don’t have a name for it.

Proposed Names

54% (2)
Recognized by sight
60% (2)
Recognized by sight: color figures in the following article
Used references: Kepler, R.M et al. “New teleomorph combinations in the entomopathogenic genus Metacordyceps.” Mycologia, 104.1 (2012): 182–197. DOI: 10.3852/11-070

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
No one has commented yet.

Created: 2013-07-17 09:40:13 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2018-01-04 18:30:58 CST (-0500)
Viewed: 52 times, last viewed: 2018-01-04 18:23:32 CST (-0500)
Show Log