Observation 173374: Cordyceps cardinalis G.H. Sung & Spatafora
When: 2014-08-04
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: fruiting prolifically throughout the area. dozens of fruiting bodies line the trails. could conceivably collected for food.

Substrate: on Lepidopteran larvae.

Habitat: mixed deciduous + coniferous temperate rainforest, ~4200 ft.

Collectors: D. Newman & L. Gallagher

Collected for the 2014 Fleshy Fungi of the Highlands Plateau course, taught by Andy Methven at the Highlands Biological Station in Highlands, North Carolina.

Proposed Names

25% (3)
Recognized by sight
Based on microscopic features
40% (3)
Recognized by sight: generally smaller size. Prefers larva. Check for rizomorphs in the form of a silken matrix around the larva.
24% (2)
Recognized by sight

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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