Observation 22947: Isaria Pers.

At first i did not know what this guy was but it somewhat resembled a cordyceps. i pulled one and of course i suffered from CMS (Cordyceps moronic syndrome) befor i had the thought of it being a cordecps. The second one i dug up and sure enough it was attached to a pupae of some sort. After doing some reasherch the only thing similar that i could come up with is paecilomyces tenuipes I haves saved a specimen to dry out. it was growing under moss.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:00:43 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Glade Creek Area New River Gorge Fayette Co. West Virginia’ to ‘near Glade Creek, New River Gorge National River, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA

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Recognized by sight: conidia details ideal for determining to sp., but I. tenuipes and I. farinosa are said to differ macroscopically by a lemon yellow stipe in the former and orange stipe in the latter.
Used references: Kathy Hodge’s comments http://www.flickr.com/photos/19369983@N06/3283766212/
57% (1)
Recognized by sight
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See my observation 22464 ….
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2009-07-06 06:06:07 MST (-0700)
Cool fungus!!
By: Jason Hollinger (jason)
2009-07-05 20:46:14 MST (-0700)

Created: 2009-07-05 19:29:32 MST (-0700)
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