Ophiocordyceps caloceroides (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora

Taxonomy
Authority: 
(Berk. & M.A. Curtis) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora
Citation: 
Studies in Mycology 57: 40.
Synonymy: 

Cordyceps caloceroides Berk. & M.A. Curtis, J. Linn. Soc. 10: 375. 1868.
= Cordyceps wittii Henn., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 23: 539. 1897.

Classification: 
Ophiocordyceps, Ophiocordycipitaceae, Hypocreales, Hypocreomycetidae, Sordariomycetes, Pezizomycotina, Ascomycota, Fungi
Morphology
Ecology
Host or Substrate: 
Adult spiders [Aranae], particularly tarantualas [Theraphosidae].
Known Distribution: 
Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Guyana
Page Author: 
Alisha Owensby, Gi-Ho Sung