Observation 11484: Cordyceps ophioglossoides (Ehrh.) Link

When: 2008-09-23

Collection location: Bavaria, Germany [Click for map]

Who: AL'S (Sig)

No specimen available

Notes:
They look like Crab Eyes popping out of the Moss and Grass .

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Dig one up.
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2008-09-24 04:44:05 CDT (-0400)

It could be growing on a hypogeous Scleroderma, such as S. hypogaeum, or Elaphomyces sps. Much depends on what it was growing from.

Amazing
By: AL'S (Sig)
2008-09-23 14:55:27 CDT (-0400)
Looks like
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2008-09-23 14:29:25 CDT (-0400)

Geoglossaceae in Helotiales, or else Cordyceps or something similar.

Pull one up. If it’s attached to a truffle, a dead bug, or something else like that it’s a Cordyceps. Otherwise it’s probably an earth tongue.

Created: 2008-09-23 14:24:06 CDT (-0400)
Last modified: 2008-09-23 14:24:06 CDT (-0400)
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