Observation 195118: Tolypocladium longisegmentum (Ginns) Quandt, Kepler & Spatafora
When: 2014-12-29
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Kicking myself in the ass for missing the host. Forgot knife in car and was digging at it with fingers…duhhh!

Proposed Names

30% (2)
Recognized by sight: Probably need microscopy to tell the difference.
Used references: Index Fungorum does not recognize Tolypocladium as the relevant genus for this proposal.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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By: Erlon (Herbert Baker)
2015-01-01 15:00:44 PST (-0800)

“Tolypocladium is proposed for protection over the other two generic names in the clade, Elaphocordyceps and Chaunopycnis. The clade itself is well supported (MLBP=97) in this and other published analyses (Sung et al. 2007, Kepler et al. 2013).” (Quandt, C. Alisha, et al. 2014)

Rich, not sure whether this…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-01-01 14:27:31 PST (-0800)

amounts to a justification for current depreciation of Elaphocordyceps, or is merely a proposal to do so. Posted within a comment for another similar obs.

deprecating Elaphocordyceps??
By: Richard and Danielle Kneal (bloodworm)
2015-01-01 01:30:31 PST (-0800)

do you have a reference?

The glossy luster reported…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2014-12-29 17:17:08 PST (-0800)

as a trait potentially separating longisegmentis from capitata may have faded on these. They appear to be otherwise fairly old. Here’s where I learned about longisegmentis, obs 59378

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