Observation 151437: Cordycipitaceae sensu lato
When: 2013-09-21
( 1700m)

Notes: Similar to Cordyceps gracilioides, however it is probably not that species because it has multiple stroma.

Many fruit bodies growing on a log. The log had many Coleoptera and most were parasitized.

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Proposed Names

31% (2)
Recognized by sight
31% (2)
Recognized by sight
20% (2)
Eye3
Recognized by sight: Cordyceps s.l. encompasses three different families.
Used references: Dena Castro
47% (2)
Eyes3
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: hyperparasite

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus

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I see
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-07-02 13:46:50 CST (+0800)

one stromata-forming species and one hyperparasite. where is the third?

Three different species
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2015-07-01 07:17:42 CST (+0800)

This log has three different probably undescribed Cordyceps s.l. species. They are microscopically and phylogenetically distinct.

Alan
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-01-03 15:08:18 CST (+0800)

I’m not aware of multiple stromata being an identifying feature for Ophiocordyceps_/against Cordyceps. do you have a reference?

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