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Ophiocordyceps cochlidiicola (Kobayasi & Shimizu) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora

Taxonomy
Authority: 
(Kobayasi & Shimizu) G.H. Sung, J.M. Sung, Hywel-Jones & Spatafora
Citation: 
Studies in Mycology 57: 41.
Classification: 
Ophiocordyceps, Ophiocordycipitaceae, Hypocreales, Hypocreomycetidae, Sordariomycetes, Pezizomycotina, Ascomycota, Fungi
Type Locality: 
Daichi-Gawa, Chichibu, Saitama Prefecture, Japan
Morphology
Stroma: 

 Stromata 45-50 mm in height, cylindrical, solitary to 3, arising from Lepidopteran pupa.  Stipe narrow, 1 mm in width, pallide to pale yellow. Fertile area 1.5-2 mm in length, subtending the apex of the stroma.  Tip of stroma often without perithecia.

 
Perithecia: 

 Perithecia superficial, irregularly distributed, ovoid with a truncated base, 425-480 x 270-320, ocherous.

Asci: 

 Asci cylindrical, 6 um in width, with a prominent apical cap.

Ascospores: 

 Ascospores breaking into partspores.  Partspores 8-9 x 1-1.5 um, truncate.

Ecology
Host or Substrate: 

on pupa of Cochlididae (Lepidoptera)

Known Distribution: 
Japan
Page Author: 
Alisha Owensby