Observation 69065: Isaria Pers.

When: 2011-06-12

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

Who: Hamilton (ham)

No specimen available

On well decayed hardwood. Small branch-like structures loaded with white spores. About 1.5 inches long.

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Proposed Names

9% (3)
Recognized by sight: should have been an insect there
10% (2)
Used references: Index Fungorum now agrees with Lectotypification and Status of Isaria Pers.: Fr.
Kathie T. Hodge, Walter Gams, Robert A. Samson, Richard P. Korf and Keith A. Seifert. Taxon, Vol. 54, No. 2 (May, 2005), pp. 485-489
28% (1)
Recognized by sight: conidia details ideal for determining to sp., but I. tenuipes and I. farinosa are said to differ macroscopically by a lemon yellow stipe in the former and orange stipe in the latter.
Used references: Kathy Hodge’s comments http://www.flickr.com/photos/19369983@N06/3283766212/
57% (1)
Recognized by sight

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By: Hamilton (ham)
2011-06-12 21:16:11 CDT (-0400)

I’ll check for an insect next time. Thanks Walt.

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