Gibellula sp. Gibellula sp. Cavara  

Status:

This fungus has two forms: the teleomorph form which has one name (Torrubiella) and the anamorphic stage (Gibellula) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Description:

Fruiting body: Light-colored spikes with a fuzzy ball at one end (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Bodies of spiders (Araneae) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 6 records in the project database.

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A spider infected by a Gibellula species in Howard Co., Maryland (9/6/2014). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A spider infected by a Gibellula species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/26/2015). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

Gibellula (possibly pulchra) growing out of a jumping spider carcass in Howard Co., Maryland (7/31/2014). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Gibellula (possibly pulchra) growing out of a jumping spider carcass in Howard Co., Maryland (7/31/2014). Determined by Lance Biechele. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A spider infected by a Gibellula species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/29/2016). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Gibellula species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/29/2016). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Gibellula species in Howard Co., Maryland (6/29/2016). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)


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