Observation 50256: Cordyceps militaris (L.) Fr.

When: 2010-08-14

Collection location: Westmoreland Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Hamilton (ham)

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Around oak, hickory, birch. Growing from rotting leaves and soil.

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If this is C. militaris…
By: Hamilton (ham)
2010-08-14 14:00:06 CDT (-0400)

…which I thought it might be, it was freakin’ huge. About 5 1/2 inches long by 1 1/4 inches wide. I didn’t find a host under the leaves but maybe it was deteriorated enough to not be recognizable.

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