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    • Cordyceps militaris
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    • Rupsendoder

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Observer

fluffberger

Date

August 28, 2011

Description

The fungus grows from the body of an insect. The insect is not visible at first, usually buried in moss or rotten wood.

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Observer

annetanne

Date

September 17, 2011 10:10 AM CEST

Place

olmen (Google, OSM)

Description

Cordyceps militaris (who's Dutch name means 'Caterpillar killer') that lives on butterfly pupa's.

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Description from Wikipedia

Cordyceps militaris is a species of fungus in the family Clavicipitaceae, and the type species of the genus Cordyceps. It was originally described by Carl Linnaeus in 1753 as Clavaria militaris.

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