Observation 194797: Elaphocordyceps G.H. Sung & Spatafora
When: 2014-12-26
No herbarium specimen

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Thank you, Ireene,
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-12-29 16:11:06 CST (-0500)

It seems as if there is part (all?) of the Elaphomyces host at the base of the first photo. If so, the host is extremely small (for Elaphomyces): a sporocarp only 3mm across supporting a Elaphocordyceps nearly 15mm high (or higher)?

Host for longisegmentis
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2014-12-29 11:55:03 CST (-0500)

is Elaphomyces granulatus and probably asperulus too

I am unfamiliar with Elaphocordyceps longisegmentis.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-12-28 13:29:13 CST (-0500)

What is the host species for that species?

The sun
By: Troy (Troy)
2014-12-27 22:55:59 CST (-0500)

The sun was setting and I was pretty far into the park so I didn’t have a chance to dig them up.

By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2014-12-27 22:47:12 CST (-0500)

E. capitata is possible in North Carolina, But other hosts also exist there. Might be other Elaphocordyceps?

Created: 2014-12-27 09:08:03 CST (-0500)
Last modified: 2014-12-30 15:40:53 CST (-0500)
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