Cordyceps tenuipes
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Cordyceps tenuipes is very similar to C. sinclairii but infects lepidopteran pupae (moths and butterflies). The two species seem to get mixed up, even though it's not too difficult to tell them apart even without digging them up.
Common name: ?
Found: Native forest
Substrate: Ground
Spore: White
Height: 40 mm
Width: 4 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: No
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Macro images:
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Cordyceps tenuipes
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Scale= 5 mm.
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Cordyceps tenuipes
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Scale= 5 mm.
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Cordyceps tenuipes
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Scale= 5 mm.
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The Hidden Forest
Forest Fungi