Observation 142035: Cordyceps Fr.
When: 2013-08-08

Notes: While looking at some Hygrocybe notice this little yellow thread protruding from the ground. I thought it might be some sort of Crodyceps and sure enough,
Very small only about 2 cm. Thread like with little yellow wisp at the end. stem thread like yellow towards the fruiting body turning white. Attached to a yellow Jacket(Vespula vulgaris) protuding from the thorax. Buried about 3 cm deep It looks as if the yellow jacket was programed to dig into the ground and make itself nice and cozy. go to sleep my little friend.
I have never seen one from a wasp before and have no idea at to the ID of this one

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It looks a bit different
By: Eddee (eddeeee)
2013-08-09 00:05:13 CDT (-0400)

As far as this being C.sephcophalea I do not believe it is that, although both have a Vespidea as its hosts. C sephcopaleat is more of a European species, The head is much more like a yellow feather. wispy like. C sephcophlea has a rounded fruiting body.

Created: 2013-08-08 13:13:37 CDT (-0400)
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