Observation 33985: Ophiocordyceps corallomyces (Möller) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora
When: 2009-07-24
Herbarium specimen reported

Notes: A single fruitbody growing from a pupa buried in rotting aspen (Populus tremula) log.

Please login to propose your own names and vote on existing names.

Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


Add Comment
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-11-28 17:15:15 PST (-0800)

you mean northernmost/easternmost.

always delighted to see more entomopathogenic fungi posted.

at last
By: Tatiana Bulyonkova (ressaure)
2010-11-28 13:08:56 PST (-0800)

a more or less precise ID by Vadim Kryukov – Ophiocordyceps corallomyces; I gave the specimen to Vadim for a more detailed study.

As far as I’ve understood, it’s the first find of the species in Siberia as well as the southernmost/westernmost find of an Ophiocordyceps species.

Created: 2010-02-22 04:26:31 PST (-0800)
Last modified: 2010-11-28 13:09:09 PST (-0800)
Viewed: 129 times, last viewed: 2016-10-22 17:53:09 PDT (-0700)
Show Log