Observation 45636: Ophiocordyceps amazonica (Henn.) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora

When: 2009-12-26

Seen at: Shayari, Cascales, Sucumbíos, Ecuador [Click for map]

Who: Danny Newman (myxomop)

Specimen available

Collected for the Amazon Mycorenewal Project near the Shayari Ecolodge.

Dried specimen obtainable with permission from la Universidad Central del Ecuador Fungorium.

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Adult Grasshopper or Locust
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-05-31 11:15:56 CDT (-0400)

O. amazonica’s obligate host. Family Acrididae, genus & species I’m not sure. The dimpled hind femur could be a clue. I’ll look into it.

By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-05-31 06:22:43 CDT (-0400)

What is that host?

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