Family: Cordycipitaceae
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Fungi :> Ascomycota :> Ascomycetes :> Sordariomycetidae :> Hypocreales :> Clavicipitaceae :> Akanthomyces, Beauveria, Gibellula, Isaria.
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Members of the Clavicipitaceae family grow by infecting insect larvae or mature insects with spores. These germinate and grow to slowly consume the insect till it dies. At which point they produces spore bearing structures.  
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Genus: Akanthomyces
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Akanthomyces aranearum
Akanthomyces aranearum
Cordyceps tuberculataAkanthomyces tuberculatus      
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Genus: Beauveria
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Beauveria bassianaBeauveria bassiana        
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Genus: Gibellula
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Gibellula pulchra
Gibellula pulchra
       
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Genus: Isaria
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Isaria sinclairii
Isaria sinclairii
       
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