Cordyceps sinclairii
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Description:
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Previously known as Isaria sinclairii, this is a common species found around Auckland. They grow in groups of one to ten and are always attached to cicada nymphs if you take the trouble to dig them up.
Common name: Vegetable cicada
Found: Native forest
Substrate: Under ground
Spore: White
Height: 40 mm
Width: 4 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No
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Macro images:
Cordyceps sinclairii
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Scale= 5 mm.
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Cordyceps sinclairii
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Scale= 5 mm.
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Cordyceps sinclairii
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Scale= 7 mm.
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Cordyceps sinclairii
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Scale= 8 mm.
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Cordyceps sinclairii
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Scale= 10 mm.
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