Trooping Cordyceps Cordyceps militaris (Linnaeus) Link    
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Ascomycota   >   Class Sordariomycetes   >   Order Hypocreales   >   Family Clavicipitaceae   >   Genus Cordyceps   


On ground. Solitary or in groups (J. Solem, pers. comm.).


Parasitic on pupae or larvae of shallowly buried Lepidoptera.

There are 19 records in the project database.

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Trooping Cordyceps in Maryland (Date obscured). (c) prettycoolman, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by prettycoolman via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Trooping Cordyceps (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/30/2009). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Trooping Cordyceps in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/23/2020). (c) Brody McAllister, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Brody McAllister via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Spores of Trooping Cordyceps in Howard Co., Maryland (6/24/2020). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

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