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 tuberculata Akanthomyces tuberculatus      
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lineGenus: Beauveria Genus: Gibellula  
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Beauveria bassianaBeauveria bassiana
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Gibellula pulchra
   
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Genus: Cordyceps
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Cordyceps sinclairii
Cordyceps sinclairii
Cordyceps sinclairii
Cordyceps tenuipes
     
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