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.

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-11-28 18:15:15 MST (-0700)

you mean northernmost/easternmost.

always delighted to see more entomopathogenic fungi posted.

at last
By: Tatiana Bulyonkova (ressaure)
2010-11-28 14:08:56 MST (-0700)

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.

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