Notes:
Alonso found this under small sized oak trees about two feet from P. fagicola: http://mushroomobserver.org/172410

Had yellow mycelium going into the ground.

Spores hyaline, small and ellipsoid.

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Hyaline, small and ellipsoid
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-10 23:01:40 CEST (+0200)

Sounds all wrong for anything cordycipitaceous. Likely a contaminant or secondary infection. Can you post micrographs of spores within/being released from asci?

not Elaphocordyceps
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2014-08-10 21:46:38 CEST (+0200)

Due to spore shape.

this is a deadringer for Elaphocordyceps ophioglossoides
By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2014-08-10 21:23:55 CEST (+0200)

in all respects save for a photo of the excavated Elaphomyces. abundant yellow rhizomorphs, brown stromata transitioning to olivaceous to yellow at the base, tongue-like fertile area…