Public Description of Ophiocordyceps Petch

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General Description:

The larrgest genus of arthropodpathogenic fungi. Many are dark and the substrate is an immature stage of an arthropod in soil or decaying wood. Stromatal morphology is diverse.1

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References:

1 Sung, G.-H.; Hywel-Jones, N.L.; Sung, J.-M.; Luangsa-ard, J.J.; Shrestha, B.; Spatafora, J.W. 2007. Phylogenetic classification of Cordyceps and the clavicipitaceous fungi. Studies in Mycology. 57:5-59

2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ophiocordyceps


Description author: Erlon (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: Joseph D. Cohen


Created: 2013-07-27 16:05:56 CEST (+0200) by Erlon (Herbert Baker)
Last modified: 2015-05-27 17:16:07 CEST (+0200) by Joseph D. Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
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