Observation 34437: Isaria sinclairii (Berk.) Lloyd.
When: 2010-03-02
No herbarium specimen

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By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2010-03-02 16:43:17 CST (-0600)

This species of Isaria exclusively parasitizes the nymph stage of Cicadas, in New Zealand there are 5 different genera of Cicada with 42 known species!
The noise they make can be deafening.
Here is a link to my other observation of this cordyceps showing the host.
http://mushroomobserver.org/28710?search_seq=1346613

Host?
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-03-02 06:38:25 CST (-0600)
Thanks Dan,
By: Michael W (Michael Wallace)
2010-03-01 21:00:27 CST (-0600)

In the past the Maori people used this mixed with other things to create dyes for their tattoos!

Nice!
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2010-03-01 20:56:54 CST (-0600)

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