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Recent observations

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What

Scarlet Caterpillar Club Cordyceps militaris

Observer

reallifeecology

Date

August 8, 2015 03:56 PM EDT

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Observer

tapaculo99

Date

July 4, 2015 11:30 AM EDT

Description

After we got off of the raft, our guide came over and showed us this butterfly, which was clinging to this leaf, a victim of a fungus.
Cordyceps is a type of fungus that takes over an insect's brain, causing it to cling to an exposed point (like a stem or a leaf), before the insect dies and the fungus can spread its spores.

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Observer

cmsherwell

Date

September 29, 2012 11:49 AM EDT

Place

Jericho,VT (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

weiyingo

Date

August 30, 2014 11:16 AM EDT

Description

On coffee in Cuba

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

May 31, 2015 12:12 AM PDT

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Observer

myxonz

Date

April 26, 2015

Description

So few fungi about that the best I can find is a dead spider

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Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

March 29, 2015 11:06 AM NZDT

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Observer

cyric

Date

March 20, 2010 11:40 AM EDT

Description

Seeing this observation: http://www.inaturalist.org/observations/647792
reminded me that I'd seen something similar at Wakulla Springs SP.

Photos / Sounds

Date

March 31, 2015

Description

Does anyone have recommendations on collecting and viewing the spores of this fungi. Should I view them as I would mushroom spores using lugol's?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Scarlet Caterpillar Club Cordyceps militaris

Date

November 15, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The Cordycipitaceae are a family of parasitic fungi in the Ascomycota, class Sordariomycetes. The family was first published in 1969 by mycologist Hanns Kreisel, but the naming was invalid according to the code of International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants. It was validly published in 2007.

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