Observation 56020: Cordycipitaceae sensu lato

When: 2010-10-19

Collection location: Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: A. Cortés-Pérez (Alonso)

No specimen available

Penicillium growing on a stromata of Cordyceps

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47% (3)
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28% (1)
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By: A. Cortés-Pérez (Alonso)
2012-07-26 20:36:07 EDT (-0400)

It is Cordyceps ascomata parasitized by a mold, Penicillium in this case.

Ophiocordyceps anamorph
By: Alisha Quandt (AlishaO)
2012-07-26 17:08:43 EDT (-0400)

It is definitely difficult to tell given only this picture, but if I had to make a guess I would say this is the anamorph of Ophiocordyceps ravenelii.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-07-20 18:07:37 EDT (-0400)

my guess would be the asexual phase of the entomopathogen.

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