Observation 172406: Tolypocladium ophioglossoides (Ehrh.) Quandt, Kepler & Spatafora
When: 2014-07-30
(18.1192° -96.8182° 1931m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Alonso found this under small sized oak trees about two feet from P. fagicola: http://mushroomobserver.org/172410

Had yellow mycelium going into the ground.

Spores hyaline, small and ellipsoid.

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Hyaline, small and ellipsoid
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-10 17:01:40 EDT (-0400)

Sounds all wrong for anything cordycipitaceous. Likely a contaminant or secondary infection. Can you post micrographs of spores within/being released from asci?

not Elaphocordyceps
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-08-10 15:46:38 EDT (-0400)

Due to spore shape.

this is a deadringer for Elaphocordyceps ophioglossoides
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-10 15:23:55 EDT (-0400)

in all respects save for a photo of the excavated Elaphomyces. abundant yellow rhizomorphs, brown stromata transitioning to olivaceous to yellow at the base, tongue-like fertile area…

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